Bolivia Literacy Rate 1976-2022

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.
  • Bolivia literacy rate for 2020 was 93.85%, a 1.4% increase from 2015.
  • Bolivia literacy rate for 2015 was 92.46%, a 2.01% decline from 2012.
  • Bolivia literacy rate for 2012 was 94.46%, a 2.23% increase from 2011.
  • Bolivia literacy rate for 2011 was 92.23%, a 1.06% increase from 2009.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Mongolia 99.18%
West Bank and Gaza 97.51%
Indonesia 96.00%
Bolivia 93.85%
Sri Lanka 92.38%
El Salvador 89.98%
Bangladesh 74.91%
Bolivia Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2020 93.85% 1.40%
2015 92.46% -2.01%
2012 94.46% 2.23%
2011 92.23% 1.06%
2009 91.17% 0.47%
2008 90.70% -0.05%
2007 90.74% 4.02%
2001 86.72% 6.73%
1992 79.99% 16.78%
1976 63.21% 16.78%