Guyana Literacy Rate 2009-2024

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.
  • Guyana literacy rate for 2021 was 88.85%, a 3.21% increase from 2014.
  • Guyana literacy rate for 2014 was 85.64%, a 0.65% increase from 2009.
  • Guyana literacy rate for 2009 was 84.99%, a 84.99% increase from .
  • Guyana 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
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%
Guyana Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2021 88.85% 3.21%
2014 85.64% 0.65%
2009 84.99% 0.65%