Republic of Congo Literacy Rate 1984-2024

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.
  • Republic of Congo literacy rate for 2021 was 80.61%, a 0.31% increase from 2018.
  • Republic of Congo literacy rate for 2018 was 80.30%, a 0.99% increase from 2011.
  • Republic of Congo literacy rate for 2011 was 79.31%, a 3.2% increase from 2005.
  • Republic of Congo literacy rate for 2005 was 76.11%, a 16.5% increase from 1984.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Literacy Rate
Ukraine 100.00%
Moldova 99.60%
Sao Tome and Principe 93.80%
Cabo Verde 90.78%
Vanuatu 89.10%
Lao PDR 87.07%
Cambodia 83.91%
Tunisia 82.70%
Kenya 82.62%
Lesotho 81.02%
Republic of Congo 80.61%
Morocco 75.93%
Egypt 73.09%
Angola 72.28%
Bhutan 70.95%
Mauritania 66.96%
Republic of Congo Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2021 80.61% 0.31%
2018 80.30% 0.99%
2011 79.31% 3.20%
2005 76.11% 16.50%
1984 59.62% 16.50%