Eritrea Literacy Rate 2002-2020

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.
  • Eritrea literacy rate for 2018 was 76.57%, a 11.91% increase from 2008.
  • Eritrea literacy rate for 2008 was 64.66%, a 12.15% increase from 2002.
  • Eritrea literacy rate for 2002 was 52.51%, a 52.51% increase from .
  • Eritrea literacy rate for was 0.00%, a 0% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Eritrea 76.57%
Uganda 76.53%
Madagascar 74.80%
Rwanda 73.22%
Nepal 67.91%
Comoros 58.82%
Sierra Leone 43.21%
Afghanistan 43.02%
Benin 42.36%
Burkina Faso 41.22%
Central African Republic 37.40%
Mali 35.47%
South Sudan 34.52%
Eritrea Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2018 76.57% 11.91%
2008 64.66% 12.15%
2002 52.51% 12.15%