Mali 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.
  • Mali literacy rate for 2020 was 30.76%, a 4.71% decline from 2018.
  • Mali literacy rate for 2018 was 35.47%, a 2.4% increase from 2015.
  • Mali literacy rate for 2015 was 33.07%, a 2.45% increase from 2011.
  • Mali literacy rate for 2011 was 30.62%, a 0.48% decline from 2010.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Literacy Rate
Mali 30.76%
Mali Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2020 30.76% -4.71%
2018 35.47% 2.40%
2015 33.07% 2.45%
2011 30.62% -0.48%
2010 31.10% 4.92%
2006 26.18% 2.18%
2003 24.00% 4.96%
1998 19.05% 9.61%
1976 9.43% 9.61%