Oman Literacy Rate 2003-2021

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.
  • Oman literacy rate for 2018 was 95.65%, a 0.08% increase from 2017.
  • Oman literacy rate for 2017 was 95.58%, a 0.68% increase from 2016.
  • Oman literacy rate for 2016 was 94.90%, a 1.86% increase from 2015.
  • Oman literacy rate for 2015 was 93.04%, a 1.06% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
San Marino 99.92%
Latvia 99.89%
Italy 99.16%
Argentina 99.00%
Uruguay 98.70%
Spain 98.44%
Greece 97.94%
Aruba 97.81%
Bahrain 97.46%
Singapore 97.34%
Brunei 97.21%
Portugal 96.14%
Kuwait 96.06%
Seychelles 95.87%
Oman 95.65%
Panama 95.41%
Malta 94.50%
Oman Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2018 95.65% 0.08%
2017 95.58% 0.68%
2016 94.90% 1.86%
2015 93.04% 1.06%
2014 91.98% 5.04%
2010 86.94% 0.32%
2008 86.62% 5.26%
2003 81.36% 5.26%