Democratic Republic of Congo Literacy Rate 1960-2024

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.
  • Democratic Republic of Congo literacy rate for 2022 was 80.54%, a 80.54% increase from 2021.
  • Democratic Republic of Congo literacy rate for 2021 was 0.00%, a 0% increase from 2020.
  • Democratic Republic of Congo literacy rate for 2020 was 0.00%, a 0% increase from 2019.
  • Democratic Republic of Congo literacy rate for 2019 was 0.00%, a 0% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Zimbabwe 89.85%
Tanzania 82.02%
Uganda 80.59%
Democratic Republic of Congo 80.54%
Madagascar 77.48%
Burundi 75.54%
Malawi 68.08%
Comoros 61.71%
Gambia 58.67%
Senegal 57.67%
Guinea-Bissau 53.90%
Sierra Leone 48.64%
Benin 47.10%
Somalia 41.03%
Niger 38.10%
Burkina Faso 34.49%
Chad 27.28%
Afghanistan 0.00%
Ethiopia 0.00%
Mozambique 0.00%
Yemen 0.00%
Eritrea 0.00%
Mali 0.00%
Liberia 0.00%
Rwanda 0.00%
Tajikistan 0.00%
Central African Republic 0.00%
Haiti 0.00%
North Korea 0.00%
Togo 0.00%
Nepal 0.00%
Syrian Arab Republic 0.00%
Guinea 0.00%
South Sudan 0.00%
Democratic Republic of Congo Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2022 80.54% 80.54%
2021 0.00% 0.00%
2020 0.00% 0.00%
2019 0.00% 0.00%
2018 0.00% 0.00%
2017 0.00% -77.04%
2016 77.04% 77.04%
2015 0.00% 0.00%
2014 0.00% 0.00%
2013 0.00% -75.02%
2012 75.02% 75.02%
2011 0.00% 0.00%
2010 0.00% 0.00%
2009 0.00% 0.00%
2008 0.00% -61.21%
2007 61.21% 61.21%
2006 0.00% 0.00%
2005 0.00% 0.00%
2004 0.00% 0.00%
2003 0.00% 0.00%
2002 0.00% -67.17%
2001 67.17% 67.17%
2000 0.00% 0.00%
1999 0.00% 0.00%
1998 0.00% 0.00%
1997 0.00% 0.00%
1996 0.00% 0.00%
1995 0.00% 0.00%
1994 0.00% 0.00%
1993 0.00% 0.00%
1992 0.00% 0.00%
1991 0.00% 0.00%
1990 0.00% 0.00%
1989 0.00% 0.00%
1988 0.00% 0.00%
1987 0.00% 0.00%
1986 0.00% 0.00%
1985 0.00% 0.00%
1984 0.00% 0.00%
1983 0.00% 0.00%
1982 0.00% 0.00%
1981 0.00% 0.00%
1980 0.00% 0.00%
1979 0.00% 0.00%
1978 0.00% 0.00%
1977 0.00% 0.00%
1976 0.00% 0.00%
1975 0.00% 0.00%
1974 0.00% 0.00%
1973 0.00% 0.00%
1972 0.00% 0.00%
1971 0.00% 0.00%
1970 0.00% 0.00%
1969 0.00% 0.00%
1968 0.00% 0.00%
1967 0.00% 0.00%
1966 0.00% 0.00%
1965 0.00% 0.00%
1964 0.00% 0.00%
1963 0.00% 0.00%
1962 0.00% 0.00%
1961 0.00% 0.00%
1960 0.00% 0.00%