Malta Literacy Rate 1985-2021

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.
  • Malta literacy rate for 2018 was 94.50%, a 1.2% increase from 2011.
  • Malta literacy rate for 2011 was 93.31%, a 0.94% increase from 2005.
  • Malta literacy rate for 2005 was 92.36%, a 4.49% increase from 1995.
  • Malta literacy rate for 1995 was 87.87%, a 0.94% increase from 1985.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
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%
Malta Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2018 94.50% 1.20%
2011 93.31% 0.94%
2005 92.36% 4.49%
1995 87.87% 0.94%
1985 86.93% 0.94%