Zimbabwe Literacy Rate 1982-2021

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.
  • Zimbabwe literacy rate for 2014 was 88.69%, a 5.11% increase from 2011.
  • Zimbabwe literacy rate for 2011 was 83.58%, a 0.07% increase from 1992.
  • Zimbabwe literacy rate for 1992 was 83.51%, a 5.72% increase from 1982.
  • Zimbabwe literacy rate for 1982 was 77.79%, a 77.79% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Tajikistan 99.80%
Zimbabwe 88.69%
Rwanda 70.80%
Malawi 65.15%
Burundi 61.51%
Guinea-Bissau 45.58%
Burkina Faso 34.60%
Guinea 32.00%
Zimbabwe Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2014 88.69% 5.11%
2011 83.58% 0.07%
1992 83.51% 5.72%
1982 77.79% 5.72%