Mauritius Literacy Rate 1990-2021

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.
  • Mauritius literacy rate for 2018 was 91.33%, a 1.83% 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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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%
Mauritius Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2018 91.33% -1.83%
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%