Thailand Literacy Rate 1980-2024

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.
  • Thailand literacy rate for 2021 was 94.10%, a 0.33% increase from 2018.
  • Thailand literacy rate for 2018 was 93.77%, a 0.9% increase from 2015.
  • Thailand literacy rate for 2015 was 92.87%, a 0.83% decline from 2013.
  • Thailand literacy rate for 2013 was 93.70%, a 2.73% decline from 2010.
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%
Thailand Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2021 94.10% 0.33%
2018 93.77% 0.90%
2015 92.87% -0.83%
2013 93.70% -2.73%
2010 96.43% 2.92%
2005 93.51% 0.86%
2000 92.65% 4.66%
1980 87.98% 4.66%