Morocco Literacy Rate 1982-2024

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.
  • Morocco literacy rate for 2021 was 75.93%, a 2.18% increase from 2018.
  • Morocco literacy rate for 2018 was 73.75%, a 1.84% decline from 2014.
  • Morocco literacy rate for 2014 was 75.59%, a 6.16% increase from 2012.
  • Morocco literacy rate for 2012 was 69.43%, a 2.34% increase from 2011.
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%
Morocco Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2021 75.93% 2.18%
2018 73.75% -1.84%
2014 75.59% 6.16%
2012 69.43% 2.34%
2011 67.08% 11.00%
2009 56.08% 0.94%
2008 55.15% 2.84%
2004 52.31% 10.71%
1994 41.59% 11.34%
1982 30.26% 11.34%