Qatar Literacy Rate 1986-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
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 4.09% decline from 2009.
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% -4.09%
2009 94.72% 0.73%
2008 93.99% 0.91%
2007 93.08% 4.12%
2004 88.96% 5.70%
1997 83.26% 7.63%
1986 75.64% 7.63%