Brunei Literacy Rate 1981-2024

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 2021 was 97.59%, a 0.38% increase from 2018.
  • 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Latvia 99.89%
Estonia 99.87%
Lithuania 99.83%
Poland 99.80%
Croatia 99.45%
Cyprus 99.36%
Hungary 99.10%
Cayman Islands 98.87%
UAE 98.13%
Brunei 97.59%
Macao 97.11%
Chile 97.04%
Portugal 96.78%
Malta 94.94%
Puerto Rico 92.40%
Brunei Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2021 97.59% 0.38%
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%