Myanmar Literacy Rate 1983-2020

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.
  • Myanmar literacy rate for 2016 was 75.55%, a 14.39% decline from 2000.
  • Myanmar literacy rate for 2000 was 89.94%, a 11.37% increase from 1983.
  • Myanmar literacy rate for 1983 was 78.57%, a 78.57% increase from .
  • Myanmar literacy rate for was 0.00%, a 0% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Uzbekistan 99.99%
West Bank and Gaza 96.93%
Indonesia 95.38%
Sri Lanka 92.39%
Honduras 88.99%
El Salvador 88.14%
Myanmar 75.55%
Bangladesh 72.76%
Myanmar Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2016 75.55% -14.39%
2000 89.94% 11.37%
1983 78.57% 11.37%