Venezuela Literacy Rate 1981-2021

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.
  • Venezuela literacy rate for 2016 was 97.13%, a 0.52% increase from 2015.
  • Venezuela literacy rate for 2015 was 96.61%, a 1.83% increase from 2011.
  • Venezuela literacy rate for 2011 was 94.77%, a 0.74% decline from 2009.
  • Venezuela literacy rate for 2009 was 95.51%, a 0.36% increase from 2007.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Azerbaijan 99.79%
Serbia 98.84%
Maldives 97.73%
Venezuela 97.13%
Turkey 96.17%
Malaysia 94.88%
Mexico 94.86%
Colombia 94.65%
Paraguay 94.65%
Ecuador 94.35%
Peru 94.17%
Dominican Republic 93.78%
Mauritius 93.16%
Brazil 92.81%
Iran 85.54%
Iraq 83.30%
Venezuela Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2016 97.13% 0.52%
2015 96.61% 1.83%
2011 94.77% -0.74%
2009 95.51% 0.36%
2007 95.15% 2.17%
2001 92.98% 3.15%
1990 89.83% 5.09%
1981 84.73% 5.09%