Cuba Literacy Rate 1981-2021

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.
  • Cuba literacy rate for 2012 was 99.75%, a 0.05% decline from 2002.
  • Cuba literacy rate for 2002 was 99.80%, a 1.95% increase from 1981.
  • Cuba literacy rate for 1981 was 97.85%, a 97.85% increase from .
  • Cuba literacy rate for was 0.00%, a 0% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Azerbaijan 99.78%
Cuba 99.75%
Jordan 97.89%
Albania 97.25%
Turkey 94.92%
Mexico 94.23%
Paraguay 94.20%
Peru 93.84%
South Africa 93.73%
Suriname 92.87%
Ecuador 92.06%
Mauritius 91.77%
Brazil 91.34%
Dominican Republic 90.16%
Iran 83.63%
Gabon 82.28%
Guatemala 78.26%
Iraq 77.20%
Cuba Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2012 99.75% -0.05%
2002 99.80% 1.95%
1981 97.85% 1.95%