Brunei Literacy Rate 1981-2021

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.
  • Brunei literacy rate for 2018 was 97.21%, a 1.13% increase from 2011.
  • Brunei literacy rate for 2011 was 96.09%, a 3.41% increase from 2001.
  • Brunei literacy rate for 2001 was 92.67%, a 4.87% increase from 1991.
  • Brunei literacy rate for 1991 was 87.80%, a 10.07% increase from 1981.
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%
Brunei Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2018 97.21% 1.13%
2011 96.09% 3.41%
2001 92.67% 4.87%
1991 87.80% 10.07%
1981 77.74% 10.07%