Mauritius Literacy Rate 1990-2024

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.
  • Mauritius literacy rate for 2021 was 92.15%, a 1.01% decline from 2016.
  • Mauritius literacy rate for 2016 was 93.16%, a 0.45% increase from 2015.
  • Mauritius literacy rate for 2015 was 92.71%, a 0.23% increase from 2014.
  • Mauritius literacy rate for 2014 was 92.47%, a 0.98% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Cuba 99.67%
Tonga 99.40%
Samoa 99.10%
Montenegro 98.98%
Romania 98.90%
Albania 98.45%
Bulgaria 98.42%
Jordan 98.42%
Bosnia 98.10%
Costa Rica 98.04%
Maldives 97.86%
Venezuela 97.50%
Dominican Republic 95.17%
Suriname 95.00%
Ecuador 94.48%
Brazil 94.30%
Thailand 94.10%
Namibia 92.25%
Mauritius 92.15%
Guyana 88.85%
Iran 88.74%
Gabon 85.46%
Guatemala 83.35%
Mauritius Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2021 92.15% -1.01%
2016 93.16% 0.45%
2015 92.71% 0.23%
2014 92.47% 0.98%
2013 91.49% -0.28%
2012 91.77% 2.52%
2011 89.25% 4.95%
2000 84.30% 4.43%
1990 79.87% 4.43%