Chad Literacy Rate 1993-2024

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.
  • Chad literacy rate for 2021 was 26.76%, a 4.45% increase from 2016.
  • Chad literacy rate for 2016 was 22.31%, a 3.69% decline from 2015.
  • Chad literacy rate for 2015 was 26.00%, a 2.38% decline from 2004.
  • Chad literacy rate for 2004 was 28.38%, a 2.73% increase from 2000.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Zimbabwe 89.70%
Tanzania 81.80%
Democratic Republic of Congo 80.02%
Uganda 79.00%
Madagascar 77.25%
Rwanda 75.90%
Burundi 74.71%
Nepal 71.15%
Malawi 67.31%
Mozambique 63.42%
Comoros 61.99%
Gambia 58.06%
Senegal 56.30%
Guinea-Bissau 52.89%
Sierra Leone 47.70%
Burkina Faso 46.04%
Benin 45.84%
Guinea 45.33%
Niger 37.34%
Afghanistan 37.27%
Chad 26.76%
Chad Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2021 26.76% 4.45%
2016 22.31% -3.69%
2015 26.00% -2.38%
2004 28.38% 2.73%
2000 25.65% 14.76%
1993 10.89% 14.76%