Romania Literacy Rate 1992-2024

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.
  • Romania literacy rate for 2021 was 98.90%, a 0.06% increase from 2018.
  • Romania literacy rate for 2018 was 98.84%, a 0.24% increase from 2011.
  • Romania literacy rate for 2011 was 98.60%, a 1.31% increase from 2002.
  • Romania literacy rate for 2002 was 97.30%, a 0.59% increase from 1992.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Cuba 99.67%
Tonga 99.40%
Samoa 99.10%
Montenegro 98.98%
Romania 98.90%
Albania 98.45%
Bulgaria 98.42%
Jordan 98.42%
Bosnia 98.10%
Costa Rica 98.04%
Maldives 97.86%
Venezuela 97.50%
Dominican Republic 95.17%
Suriname 95.00%
Ecuador 94.48%
Brazil 94.30%
Thailand 94.10%
Namibia 92.25%
Mauritius 92.15%
Guyana 88.85%
Iran 88.74%
Gabon 85.46%
Guatemala 83.35%
Romania Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2021 98.90% 0.06%
2018 98.84% 0.24%
2011 98.60% 1.31%
2002 97.30% 0.59%
1992 96.71% 0.59%