Thailand Literacy Rate 1980-2021

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.
  • 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.
  • Thailand literacy rate for 2010 was 96.43%, a 2.92% increase from 2005.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Kazakhstan 99.78%
Belarus 99.76%
Russia 99.73%
Tonga 99.41%
Samoa 99.10%
Montenegro 98.85%
Romania 98.84%
Jordan 98.23%
Albania 98.14%
Costa Rica 97.86%
China 96.84%
Mexico 95.38%
Colombia 95.09%
Lebanon 95.07%
Malaysia 94.85%
Peru 94.41%
Suriname 94.38%
Paraguay 94.02%
Thailand 93.77%
Brazil 93.23%
Namibia 91.53%
Mauritius 91.33%
Gabon 84.67%
Algeria 81.41%
Thailand Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
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%