Algeria Literacy Rate 1987-2020

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.
  • Algeria literacy rate for 2018 was 81.41%, a 6.27% increase from 2008.
  • Algeria literacy rate for 2008 was 75.14%, a 2.49% increase from 2006.
  • Algeria literacy rate for 2006 was 72.65%, a 2.78% increase from 2002.
  • Algeria literacy rate for 2002 was 69.87%, a 20.24% increase from 1987.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Literacy Rate
Kazakhstan 99.78%
Belarus 99.76%
Russia 99.73%
Tonga 99.41%
Samoa 99.10%
Montenegro 98.85%
Romania 98.84%
Jordan 98.23%
Albania 98.14%
Costa Rica 97.86%
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Colombia 95.09%
Lebanon 95.07%
Malaysia 94.85%
Peru 94.41%
Suriname 94.38%
Paraguay 94.02%
Thailand 93.77%
Brazil 93.23%
Namibia 91.53%
Mauritius 91.33%
Gabon 84.67%
Algeria 81.41%
Algeria Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2018 81.41% 6.27%
2008 75.14% 2.49%
2006 72.65% 2.78%
2002 69.87% 20.24%
1987 49.63% 20.24%