Bahrain 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.
  • Bahrain literacy rate for 2011 was 92.30%, a 1.32% increase from 2010.
  • Bahrain literacy rate for 2010 was 90.98%, a 4.43% increase from 2001.
  • Bahrain literacy rate for 2001 was 86.55%, a 2.53% increase from 1991.
  • Bahrain literacy rate for 1991 was 84.01%, a 14.26% increase from 1981.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Literacy Rate
Latvia 99.90%
Estonia 99.89%
Lithuania 99.82%
Croatia 99.13%
Argentina 99.11%
Antigua and Barbuda 98.95%
Italy 98.85%
Cyprus 98.68%
Uruguay 98.34%
Spain 97.78%
Greece 97.37%
Chile 96.70%
Singapore 96.19%
Brunei 96.09%
Macao 95.64%
Portugal 94.48%
Malta 93.31%
Bahrain 92.30%
Qatar 91.36%
Bahrain Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2011 92.30% 1.32%
2010 90.98% 4.43%
2001 86.55% 2.53%
1991 84.01% 14.26%
1981 69.75% 14.26%