Mauritania Literacy Rate 2000-2021

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.
  • Mauritania literacy rate for 2017 was 53.50%, a 7.99% increase from 2007.
  • Mauritania literacy rate for 2007 was 45.50%, a 5.7% decline from 2000.
  • Mauritania literacy rate for 2000 was 51.21%, a 51.21% increase from .
  • Mauritania 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
Georgia 99.36%
Sri Lanka 91.90%
El Salvador 88.48%
Bangladesh 72.89%
Egypt 71.17%
Bhutan 66.56%
Pakistan 59.13%
Mauritania 53.50%
Mauritania Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2017 53.50% 7.99%
2007 45.50% -5.70%
2000 51.21% -5.70%