Chile Literacy Rate 1982-2021

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.
  • Chile literacy rate for 2017 was 96.40%, a 0.47% decline from 2015.
  • Chile literacy rate for 2015 was 96.87%, a 0.61% increase from 2013.
  • Chile literacy rate for 2013 was 96.27%, a 0.44% decline from 2011.
  • Chile literacy rate for 2011 was 96.70%, a 0.12% decline from 2010.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Uruguay 98.62%
Bahrain 97.40%
Singapore 97.20%
Chile 96.40%
Kuwait 96.04%
Oman 95.58%
Saudi Arabia 95.33%
Qatar 93.46%
Puerto Rico 92.39%
Chile Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2017 96.40% -0.47%
2015 96.87% 0.61%
2013 96.27% -0.44%
2011 96.70% -0.12%
2010 96.82% -0.85%
2009 97.66% -0.06%
2008 97.72% 2.01%
2002 95.72% 1.43%
1992 94.29% 3.16%
1982 91.13% 3.16%