Malta Literacy Rate 1985-2024

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.
  • Malta literacy rate for 2021 was 94.94%, a 0.44% increase from 2018.
  • Malta literacy rate for 2018 was 94.50%, a 1.2% increase from 2011.
  • Malta literacy rate for 2011 was 93.31%, a 0.94% increase from 2005.
  • Malta literacy rate for 2005 was 92.36%, a 4.49% increase from 1995.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Latvia 99.89%
Estonia 99.87%
Lithuania 99.83%
Poland 99.80%
Croatia 99.45%
Cyprus 99.36%
Hungary 99.10%
Cayman Islands 98.87%
UAE 98.13%
Brunei 97.59%
Macao 97.11%
Chile 97.04%
Portugal 96.78%
Malta 94.94%
Puerto Rico 92.40%
Malta Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2021 94.94% 0.44%
2018 94.50% 1.20%
2011 93.31% 0.94%
2005 92.36% 4.49%
1995 87.87% 0.94%
1985 86.93% 0.94%