Barbados Literacy Rate 1970-2021

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.
  • Barbados literacy rate for 2014 was 99.60%, a 0% increase from 2004.
  • Barbados literacy rate for 2004 was 99.60%, a 0% increase from 1994.
  • Barbados literacy rate for 1994 was 99.60%, a 0% increase from 1984.
  • Barbados literacy rate for 1984 was 99.60%, a 0.33% increase from 1970.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Slovenia 99.70%
Barbados 99.60%
Hungary 99.10%
Argentina 98.99%
Uruguay 98.44%
Spain 98.09%
New Caledonia 97.80%
Singapore 96.72%
Oman 91.98%
Qatar 91.33%
Barbados Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2014 99.60% 0.00%
2004 99.60% 0.00%
1994 99.60% 0.00%
1984 99.60% 0.33%
1970 99.27% 0.33%