Congo, Dem. Rep. Literacy Rate 2001-2020

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.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. literacy rate for 2016 was 77.04%, a 2.03% increase from 2012.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. literacy rate for 2012 was 75.02%, a 13.81% increase from 2007.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. literacy rate for 2007 was 61.21%, a 5.97% decline from 2001.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. literacy rate for 2001 was 67.17%, a 67.17% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Literacy Rate
Congo, Dem. Rep. 77.04%
Haiti 61.69%
Chad 22.31%
Congo, Dem. Rep. Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2016 77.04% 2.03%
2012 75.02% 13.81%
2007 61.21% -5.97%
2001 67.17% -5.97%