Guinea-Bissau Literacy Rate 1979-2021

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.
  • Guinea-Bissau literacy rate for 2014 was 45.58%, a 4.22% increase from 2000.
  • Guinea-Bissau literacy rate for 2000 was 41.36%, a 21.4% increase from 1979.
  • Guinea-Bissau literacy rate for 1979 was 19.96%, a 19.96% increase from .
  • Guinea-Bissau 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
Tajikistan 99.80%
Zimbabwe 88.69%
Rwanda 70.80%
Malawi 65.15%
Burundi 61.57%
Guinea-Bissau 45.58%
Burkina Faso 34.60%
Guinea 32.00%
Guinea-Bissau Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2014 45.58% 4.22%
2000 41.36% 21.40%
1979 19.96% 21.40%