Cambodia Literacy Rate 1998-2020

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.
  • Cambodia literacy rate for 2015 was 80.53%, a 2.47% increase from 2014.
  • Cambodia literacy rate for 2014 was 78.06%, a 4.16% increase from 2009.
  • Cambodia literacy rate for 2009 was 73.90%, a 3.69% decline from 2008.
  • Cambodia literacy rate for 2008 was 77.59%, a 3.98% increase from 2004.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Uzbekistan 99.98%
Philippines 98.18%
West Bank and Gaza 96.69%
Indonesia 95.22%
Bolivia 92.46%
El Salvador 87.97%
Honduras 87.91%
Cabo Verde 86.79%
Lao PDR 84.66%
Nicaragua 82.61%
Cambodia 80.53%
Bangladesh 65.14%
Cambodia Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2015 80.53% 2.47%
2014 78.06% 4.16%
2009 73.90% -3.69%
2008 77.59% 3.98%
2004 73.61% 6.28%
1998 67.34% 6.28%