Montenegro 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.
  • Montenegro literacy rate for 2018 was 98.85%, a 0.41% increase from 2011.
  • Montenegro literacy rate for 2011 was 98.44%, a 0.67% increase from 2003.
  • Montenegro literacy rate for 2003 was 97.77%, a 4.31% increase from 1991.
  • Montenegro literacy rate for 1991 was 93.46%, a 3.83% increase from 1981.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Kazakhstan 99.78%
Belarus 99.76%
Russia 99.73%
Tonga 99.41%
Samoa 99.10%
Montenegro 98.85%
Romania 98.84%
Jordan 98.23%
Albania 98.14%
Costa Rica 97.86%
China 96.84%
Mexico 95.38%
Colombia 95.09%
Lebanon 95.07%
Malaysia 94.85%
Peru 94.41%
Suriname 94.38%
Paraguay 94.02%
Thailand 93.77%
Brazil 93.23%
Namibia 91.53%
Mauritius 91.33%
Gabon 84.67%
Algeria 81.41%
Montenegro Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2018 98.85% 0.41%
2011 98.44% 0.67%
2003 97.77% 4.31%
1991 93.46% 3.83%
1981 89.64% 3.83%