Paraguay Literacy Rate 1982-2021

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.
  • Paraguay literacy rate for 2018 was 94.02%, a 0.63% decline from 2016.
  • Paraguay literacy rate for 2016 was 94.65%, a 0.9% decline from 2015.
  • Paraguay literacy rate for 2015 was 95.55%, a 0.52% increase from 2014.
  • Paraguay literacy rate for 2014 was 95.03%, a 0.02% decline from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Literacy Rate
Kazakhstan 99.78%
Belarus 99.76%
Russia 99.73%
Tonga 99.41%
Samoa 99.10%
Montenegro 98.85%
Romania 98.84%
Jordan 98.23%
Albania 98.14%
Costa Rica 97.86%
China 96.84%
Mexico 95.38%
Colombia 95.09%
Lebanon 95.07%
Malaysia 94.85%
Peru 94.41%
Suriname 94.38%
Paraguay 94.02%
Thailand 93.77%
Brazil 93.23%
Namibia 91.53%
Mauritius 91.33%
Gabon 84.67%
Algeria 81.41%
Paraguay Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2018 94.02% -0.63%
2016 94.65% -0.90%
2015 95.55% 0.52%
2014 95.03% -0.02%
2013 95.06% 0.86%
2012 94.20% 0.33%
2010 93.87% 0.12%
2009 93.75% 0.46%
2008 93.29% -1.27%
2007 94.56% 1.75%
2002 92.81% 2.54%
1992 90.27% 11.81%
1982 78.46% 11.81%