Cabo Verde Literacy Rate 1990-2024

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.
  • Cabo Verde literacy rate for 2021 was 90.78%, a 3.99% increase from 2015.
  • Cabo Verde literacy rate for 2015 was 86.79%, a 1.46% increase from 2012.
  • Cabo Verde literacy rate for 2012 was 85.33%, a 9.22% increase from 2000.
  • Cabo Verde literacy rate for 2000 was 76.11%, a 13.31% increase from 1990.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Ukraine 100.00%
Moldova 99.60%
Sao Tome and Principe 93.80%
Cabo Verde 90.78%
Vanuatu 89.10%
Lao PDR 87.07%
Cambodia 83.91%
Tunisia 82.70%
Kenya 82.62%
Lesotho 81.02%
Republic of Congo 80.61%
Morocco 75.93%
Egypt 73.09%
Angola 72.28%
Bhutan 70.95%
Mauritania 66.96%
Cabo Verde Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2021 90.78% 3.99%
2015 86.79% 1.46%
2012 85.33% 9.22%
2000 76.11% 13.31%
1990 62.80% 13.31%