Iran 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.
  • Iran literacy rate for 2022 was 88.96%, a 88.96% increase from 2021.
  • Iran literacy rate for 2021 was 0.00%, a 0% increase from 2020.
  • Iran literacy rate for 2020 was 0.00%, a 0% increase from 2019.
  • Iran literacy rate for 2019 was 0.00%, a 0% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Albania 98.50%
Bosnia 98.30%
Venezuela 97.60%
Dominican Republic 95.50%
Brazil 94.69%
Ecuador 93.95%
Guyana 90.03%
Iran 88.96%
Gabon 85.69%
Guatemala 84.27%
Azerbaijan 0.00%
Colombia 0.00%
Jordan 0.00%
North Macedonia 0.00%
Romania 0.00%
Tuvalu 0.00%
American Samoa 0.00%
China 0.00%
Fiji 0.00%
Jamaica 0.00%
Marshall Islands 0.00%
Paraguay 0.00%
Turkey 0.00%
Armenia 0.00%
Botswana 0.00%
Iraq 0.00%
Mexico 0.00%
Peru 0.00%
Tonga 0.00%
Algeria 0.00%
Maldives 0.00%
Nauru 0.00%
Turkmenistan 0.00%
Belize 0.00%
St. Lucia 0.00%
Namibia 0.00%
Thailand 0.00%
South Africa 0.00%
Belarus 0.00%
Dominica 0.00%
Libya 0.00%
Malaysia 0.00%
Suriname 0.00%
Samoa 0.00%
Cuba 0.00%
Grenada 0.00%
Lebanon 0.00%
Mauritius 0.00%
Serbia 0.00%
Bulgaria 0.00%
Costa Rica 0.00%
Equatorial Guinea 0.00%
Kazakhstan 0.00%
Montenegro 0.00%
Russia 0.00%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 0.00%
Iran Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2022 88.96% 88.96%
2021 0.00% 0.00%
2020 0.00% 0.00%
2019 0.00% 0.00%
2018 0.00% 0.00%
2017 0.00% -85.54%
2016 85.54% 85.54%
2015 0.00% -84.71%
2014 84.71% 0.08%
2013 84.63% 1.00%
2012 83.63% 83.63%
2011 0.00% 0.00%
2010 0.00% 0.00%
2009 0.00% -82.96%
2008 82.96% 82.96%
2007 0.00% -82.33%
2006 82.33% -0.11%
2005 82.44% 82.44%
2004 0.00% 0.00%
2003 0.00% -77.00%
2002 77.00% 77.00%
2001 0.00% 0.00%
2000 0.00% 0.00%
1999 0.00% 0.00%
1998 0.00% 0.00%
1997 0.00% -73.06%
1996 73.06% 73.06%
1995 0.00% 0.00%
1994 0.00% 0.00%
1993 0.00% 0.00%
1992 0.00% -65.53%
1991 65.53% 65.53%
1990 0.00% 0.00%
1989 0.00% 0.00%
1988 0.00% 0.00%
1987 0.00% -52.32%
1986 52.32% 52.32%
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% -36.52%
1976 36.52% 36.52%
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%