Haiti Literacy Rate 1982-2020

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.
  • Haiti literacy rate for 2016 was 61.69%, a 13.01% increase from 2006.
  • Haiti literacy rate for 2006 was 48.69%, a 10.06% decline from 2003.
  • Haiti literacy rate for 2003 was 58.74%, a 24.01% increase from 1982.
  • Haiti literacy rate for 1982 was 34.73%, a 34.73% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Congo, Dem. Rep. 77.04%
Haiti 61.69%
Chad 22.31%
Haiti Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2016 61.69% 13.01%
2006 48.69% -10.06%
2003 58.74% 24.01%
1982 34.73% 24.01%