Guinea Literacy Rate 1996-2022

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.
  • Guinea literacy rate for 2018 was 39.62%, a 7.61% increase from 2014.
  • Guinea literacy rate for 2014 was 32.00%, a 6.7% increase from 2010.
  • Guinea literacy rate for 2010 was 25.31%, a 4.4% decline from 2003.
  • Guinea literacy rate for 2003 was 29.70%, a 9.15% increase from 1996.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Madagascar 76.68%
Eritrea 76.57%
Uganda 76.53%
Rwanda 73.22%
Nepal 67.91%
Comoros 58.82%
Sierra Leone 43.21%
Benin 42.36%
Guinea 39.62%
Burkina Faso 39.35%
Central African Republic 37.40%
Mali 35.47%
Niger 35.05%
South Sudan 34.52%
Guinea Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2018 39.62% 7.61%
2014 32.00% 6.70%
2010 25.31% -4.40%
2003 29.70% 9.15%
1996 20.55% 9.15%