Argentina Literacy Rate 1980-2021

Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement about their everyday life.
  • Argentina literacy rate for 2018 was 99.00%, a 0.12% decline from 2016.
  • Argentina literacy rate for 2016 was 99.13%, a 0.06% decline from 2015.
  • Argentina literacy rate for 2015 was 99.18%, a 0.19% increase from 2014.
  • Argentina literacy rate for 2014 was 98.99%, a 0.13% decline from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
San Marino 99.92%
Latvia 99.89%
Italy 99.16%
Argentina 99.00%
Uruguay 98.70%
Spain 98.44%
Greece 97.94%
Aruba 97.81%
Bahrain 97.46%
Singapore 97.34%
Brunei 97.21%
Portugal 96.14%
Kuwait 96.06%
Seychelles 95.87%
Oman 95.65%
Panama 95.41%
Malta 94.50%
Argentina Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2018 99.00% -0.12%
2016 99.13% -0.06%
2015 99.18% 0.19%
2014 98.99% -0.13%
2013 99.12% 0.02%
2012 99.11% 0.00%
2011 99.11% 0.15%
2010 98.96% -0.03%
2009 98.98% 0.37%
2006 98.61% 1.42%
2001 97.19% 1.15%
1991 96.04% 2.13%
1980 93.91% 2.13%