Belarus Literacy Rate 1989-2021

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.
  • Belarus literacy rate for 2018 was 99.76%, a 0.14% increase from 2009.
  • Belarus literacy rate for 2009 was 99.62%, a 0.03% increase from 1999.
  • Belarus literacy rate for 1999 was 99.59%, a 1.71% increase from 1989.
  • Belarus literacy rate for 1989 was 97.88%, a 97.88% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Kazakhstan 99.78%
Belarus 99.76%
Russia 99.73%
Tonga 99.41%
Samoa 99.10%
Montenegro 98.85%
Romania 98.84%
Jordan 98.23%
Albania 98.14%
Costa Rica 97.86%
China 96.84%
Mexico 95.38%
Colombia 95.09%
Lebanon 95.07%
Malaysia 94.85%
Peru 94.41%
Suriname 94.38%
Paraguay 94.02%
Thailand 93.77%
Brazil 93.23%
Namibia 91.53%
Mauritius 91.33%
Gabon 84.67%
Algeria 81.41%
Belarus Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2018 99.76% 0.14%
2009 99.62% 0.03%
1999 99.59% 1.71%
1989 97.88% 1.71%