Gambia Literacy Rate 2000-2020

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.
  • Gambia literacy rate for 2015 was 50.78%, a 8.83% increase from 2013.
  • Gambia literacy rate for 2013 was 41.95%, a 5.13% increase from 2000.
  • Gambia literacy rate for 2000 was 36.82%, a 36.82% increase from .
  • Gambia 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
Tanzania 77.89%
Togo 63.75%
Malawi 62.14%
Mozambique 56.04%
Gambia 50.78%
Mali 33.07%
Chad 26.00%
Gambia Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2015 50.78% 8.83%
2013 41.95% 5.13%
2000 36.82% 5.13%