Gabon Literacy Rate 1993-2024

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.
  • Gabon literacy rate for 2021 was 85.46%, a 0.79% increase from 2018.
  • Gabon literacy rate for 2018 was 84.67%, a 2.38% increase from 2012.
  • Gabon literacy rate for 2012 was 82.28%, a 10.05% increase from 1993.
  • Gabon literacy rate for 1993 was 72.23%, a 72.23% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Literacy Rate
Cuba 99.67%
Tonga 99.40%
Samoa 99.10%
Montenegro 98.98%
Romania 98.90%
Albania 98.45%
Jordan 98.42%
Bulgaria 98.42%
Bosnia 98.10%
Costa Rica 98.04%
Maldives 97.86%
Venezuela 97.50%
Dominican Republic 95.17%
Suriname 95.00%
Ecuador 94.48%
Brazil 94.30%
Thailand 94.10%
Namibia 92.25%
Mauritius 92.15%
Guyana 88.85%
Iran 88.74%
Gabon 85.46%
Guatemala 83.35%
Gabon Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2021 85.46% 0.79%
2018 84.67% 2.38%
2012 82.28% 10.05%
1993 72.23% 10.05%