Puerto Rico Literacy Rate 1980-2021

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.
  • Puerto Rico literacy rate for 2017 was 92.39%, a 0.42% increase from 2010.
  • Puerto Rico literacy rate for 2010 was 91.97%, a 2.34% increase from 1990.
  • Puerto Rico literacy rate for 1990 was 89.62%, a 2.88% increase from 1980.
  • Puerto Rico literacy rate for 1980 was 86.75%, a 86.75% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Uruguay 98.62%
Bahrain 97.40%
Singapore 97.20%
Chile 96.40%
Kuwait 96.04%
Oman 95.58%
Saudi Arabia 95.33%
Qatar 93.46%
Puerto Rico 92.39%
Puerto Rico Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2017 92.39% 0.42%
2010 91.97% 2.34%
1990 89.62% 2.88%
1980 86.75% 2.88%