Bahrain Literacy Rate 1981-2022

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 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.
  • Bahrain literacy rate for 1981 was 69.75%, a 69.75% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Argentina 98.96%
Trinidad and Tobago 98.70%
Uruguay 98.07%
Spain 97.75%
Aruba 96.82%
Singapore 95.86%
Kuwait 94.47%
Panama 94.09%
Seychelles 93.95%
Puerto Rico 91.97%
Qatar 91.78%
Bahrain 90.98%
Oman 86.94%
Bahrain Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2010 90.98% 4.43%
2001 86.55% 2.53%
1991 84.01% 14.26%
1981 69.75% 14.26%