Niger Literacy Rate 2001-2020

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.
  • Niger literacy rate for 2012 was 30.56%, a 1.89% increase from 2005.
  • Niger literacy rate for 2005 was 28.67%, a 14.3% increase from 2001.
  • Niger literacy rate for 2001 was 14.38%, a 14.38% increase from .
  • Niger 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
Tanzania 78.10%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 75.02%
Madagascar 71.57%
Uganda 70.20%
Rwanda 68.33%
Comoros 49.20%
Benin 32.95%
Niger 30.56%
Niger Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2012 30.56% 1.89%
2005 28.67% 14.30%
2001 14.38% 14.30%