Lesotho 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.
  • Lesotho literacy rate for 2014 was 76.64%, a 0.83% increase from 2009.
  • Lesotho literacy rate for 2009 was 75.80%, a 10.45% decline from 2000.
  • Lesotho literacy rate for 2000 was 86.25%, a 86.25% increase from .
  • Lesotho literacy rate for was 0.00%, a 0% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Literacy Rate
Uzbekistan 99.98%
Georgia 99.59%
Moldova 99.36%
West Bank and Gaza 96.43%
Indonesia 95.12%
Honduras 87.20%
Vanuatu 84.70%
Tunisia 79.04%
Kenya 78.73%
Cambodia 78.06%
Lesotho 76.64%
Angola 66.03%
Bangladesh 61.09%
Pakistan 56.98%
Lesotho Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2014 76.64% 0.83%
2009 75.80% -10.45%
2000 86.25% -10.45%