Qatar Literacy Rate 1986-2021

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.
  • Qatar literacy rate for 2017 was 93.46%, a 0.32% increase from 2016.
  • Qatar literacy rate for 2016 was 93.15%, a 1.82% increase from 2014.
  • Qatar literacy rate for 2014 was 91.33%, a 0.69% increase from 2013.
  • Qatar literacy rate for 2013 was 90.63%, a 0.46% increase from 2012.
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%
Qatar Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2017 93.46% 0.32%
2016 93.15% 1.82%
2014 91.33% 0.69%
2013 90.63% 0.46%
2012 90.17% -1.19%
2011 91.36% -0.41%
2010 91.78% 0.63%
2009 91.15% 0.14%
2008 91.01% 0.95%
2007 90.06% 3.33%
2004 86.73% 3.47%
1997 83.26% 7.63%
1986 75.64% 7.63%