Venezuela Literacy Rate 1981-2024

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.
  • Venezuela literacy rate for 2021 was 97.50%, a 0.37% increase from 2016.
  • 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Cuba 99.67%
Tonga 99.40%
Samoa 99.10%
Montenegro 98.98%
Romania 98.90%
Albania 98.45%
Jordan 98.42%
Bulgaria 98.42%
Bosnia 98.10%
Costa Rica 98.04%
Maldives 97.86%
Venezuela 97.50%
Dominican Republic 95.17%
Suriname 95.00%
Ecuador 94.48%
Brazil 94.30%
Thailand 94.10%
Namibia 92.25%
Mauritius 92.15%
Guyana 88.85%
Iran 88.74%
Gabon 85.46%
Guatemala 83.35%
Venezuela Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2021 97.50% 0.37%
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%