Botswana Literacy Rate 1991-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
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.
  • Botswana literacy rate for 2013 was 86.82%, a 5.63% increase from 2003.
  • Botswana literacy rate for 2003 was 81.19%, a 12.61% increase from 1991.
  • Botswana literacy rate for 1991 was 68.58%, a 68.58% increase from .
  • Botswana literacy rate for was 0.00%, a 0% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Literacy Rate
Azerbaijan 99.79%
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Turkey 95.26%
Paraguay 95.06%
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Thailand 93.70%
Ecuador 93.29%
Mauritius 91.49%
Brazil 91.48%
Dominican Republic 90.86%
Botswana 86.82%
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Botswana Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2013 86.82% 5.63%
2003 81.19% 12.61%
1991 68.58% 12.61%