Latvia Literacy Rate 1989-2021

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.
  • Latvia literacy rate for 2018 was 99.89%, a 0.01% decline from 2011.
  • Latvia literacy rate for 2011 was 99.90%, a 0.15% increase from 2000.
  • Latvia literacy rate for 2000 was 99.75%, a 0.29% increase from 1989.
  • Latvia literacy rate for 1989 was 99.45%, a 99.45% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
San Marino 99.92%
Latvia 99.89%
Italy 99.16%
Argentina 99.00%
Uruguay 98.70%
Spain 98.44%
Greece 97.94%
Aruba 97.81%
Bahrain 97.46%
Singapore 97.34%
Brunei 97.21%
Portugal 96.14%
Kuwait 96.06%
Seychelles 95.87%
Oman 95.65%
Panama 95.41%
Malta 94.50%
Latvia Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2018 99.89% -0.01%
2011 99.90% 0.15%
2000 99.75% 0.29%
1989 99.45% 0.29%