Macao Literacy Rate 1981-2021

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.
  • Macao literacy rate for 2016 was 96.54%, a 0.9% increase from 2011.
  • Macao literacy rate for 2011 was 95.64%, a 2.14% increase from 2006.
  • Macao literacy rate for 2006 was 93.50%, a 2.2% increase from 2001.
  • Macao literacy rate for 2001 was 91.30%, a 0.92% increase from 1981.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Czech Republic 99.83%
Argentina 99.13%
Uruguay 98.56%
Spain 98.25%
Bahrain 97.07%
Singapore 97.05%
Macao 96.54%
Oman 94.90%
Qatar 93.15%
Macao Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2016 96.54% 0.90%
2011 95.64% 2.14%
2006 93.50% 2.20%
2001 91.30% 0.92%
1981 90.38% 0.92%