Papua New Guinea Literacy Rate 2000-2021

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.
  • Papua New Guinea literacy rate for 2010 was 61.60%, a 4.26% increase from 2000.
  • Papua New Guinea literacy rate for 2000 was 57.34%, a 57.34% increase from .
  • Papua New Guinea literacy rate for was 0.00%, a 0% increase from .
  • Papua New Guinea 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
Mongolia 98.26%
West Bank and Gaza 94.93%
Sri Lanka 91.18%
Honduras 84.76%
El Salvador 84.49%
Eswatini 83.10%
Zambia 83.01%
Tunisia 79.13%
Egypt 72.05%
Ghana 71.50%
Cameroon 71.29%
Papua New Guinea 61.60%
Timor-Leste 58.31%
Pakistan 55.38%
Papua New Guinea Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2010 61.60% 4.26%
2000 57.34% 4.26%