New Caledonia Literacy Rate 1976-2021

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.
  • New Caledonia literacy rate for 2014 was 97.80%, a 1.66% increase from 1996.
  • New Caledonia literacy rate for 1996 was 96.14%, a 3.06% increase from 1989.
  • New Caledonia literacy rate for 1989 was 93.08%, a 1.78% increase from 1976.
  • New Caledonia literacy rate for 1976 was 91.30%, a 91.3% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Slovenia 99.70%
Barbados 99.60%
Hungary 99.10%
Argentina 98.99%
Uruguay 98.44%
Spain 98.09%
New Caledonia 97.80%
Singapore 96.72%
Oman 91.98%
Qatar 91.33%
New Caledonia Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2014 97.80% 1.66%
1996 96.14% 3.06%
1989 93.08% 1.78%
1976 91.30% 1.78%