Morocco Literacy Rate 1982-2021

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.
  • Morocco literacy rate for 2018 was 73.75%, a 4.32% increase from 2012.
  • Morocco literacy rate for 2012 was 69.43%, a 2.34% increase from 2011.
  • Morocco literacy rate for 2011 was 67.08%, a 11% increase from 2009.
  • Morocco literacy rate for 2009 was 56.08%, a 0.94% increase from 2008.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Uzbekistan 99.99%
Kyrgyz Republic 99.59%
Mongolia 98.42%
West Bank and Gaza 97.22%
Indonesia 95.66%
Vietnam 95.00%
Sao Tome and Principe 92.82%
Sri Lanka 91.71%
El Salvador 89.01%
Eswatini 88.42%
Vanuatu 87.51%
Honduras 87.21%
Zambia 86.75%
Kenya 81.54%
Congo, Rep. 80.30%
Ghana 79.04%
Cameroon 77.07%
India 74.37%
Bangladesh 73.91%
Morocco 73.75%
Timor-Leste 68.07%
Nigeria 62.02%
Sudan 60.70%
Morocco Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2018 73.75% 4.32%
2012 69.43% 2.34%
2011 67.08% 11.00%
2009 56.08% 0.94%
2008 55.15% 2.84%
2004 52.31% 10.71%
1994 41.59% 11.34%
1982 30.26% 11.34%