Bhutan Literacy Rate 2005-2021

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.
  • Bhutan literacy rate for 2017 was 66.56%, a 11.24% increase from 2012.
  • Bhutan literacy rate for 2012 was 55.32%, a 2.5% increase from 2005.
  • Bhutan literacy rate for 2005 was 52.81%, a 52.81% increase from .
  • Bhutan literacy rate for was 0.00%, a 0% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Georgia 99.36%
Sri Lanka 91.90%
El Salvador 88.48%
Bangladesh 72.89%
Egypt 71.17%
Bhutan 66.56%
Pakistan 59.13%
Mauritania 53.50%
Bhutan Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2017 66.56% 11.24%
2012 55.32% 2.50%
2005 52.81% 2.50%