Vanuatu Literacy Rate 1979-2020

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.
  • Vanuatu literacy rate for 2018 was 87.51%, a 2.81% increase from 2014.
  • Vanuatu literacy rate for 2014 was 84.70%, a 6.3% increase from 2004.
  • Vanuatu literacy rate for 2004 was 78.40%, a 4.4% increase from 1999.
  • Vanuatu literacy rate for 1999 was 74.00%, a 5.3% increase from 1994.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Uzbekistan 99.99%
Kyrgyz Republic 99.59%
Mongolia 98.42%
West Bank and Gaza 97.22%
Indonesia 95.66%
Vietnam 95.00%
Sao Tome and Principe 92.82%
Sri Lanka 91.71%
El Salvador 89.01%
Eswatini 88.42%
Vanuatu 87.51%
Honduras 87.21%
Zambia 86.75%
Kenya 81.54%
Congo, Rep. 80.30%
Ghana 79.04%
Cameroon 77.07%
India 74.37%
Bangladesh 73.91%
Morocco 73.75%
Timor-Leste 68.07%
Nigeria 62.02%
Sudan 60.70%
Vanuatu Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2018 87.51% 2.81%
2014 84.70% 6.30%
2004 78.40% 4.40%
1999 74.00% 5.30%
1994 68.70% 10.50%
1984 58.20% 5.33%
1979 52.87% 5.33%