Mauritius Literacy Rate 1990-2022

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.
  • Mauritius literacy rate for 2016 was 93.16%, a 0.45% increase from 2015.
  • Mauritius literacy rate for 2015 was 92.71%, a 0.23% increase from 2014.
  • Mauritius literacy rate for 2014 was 92.47%, a 0.98% increase from 2013.
  • Mauritius literacy rate for 2013 was 91.49%, a 0.28% decline from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Literacy Rate
Azerbaijan 99.79%
Serbia 98.84%
Maldives 97.73%
Venezuela 97.13%
Turkey 96.17%
Malaysia 94.88%
Mexico 94.86%
Colombia 94.65%
Paraguay 94.65%
Ecuador 94.35%
Peru 94.17%
Dominican Republic 93.78%
Mauritius 93.16%
Brazil 92.81%
Iran 85.54%
Iraq 83.30%
Mauritius Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2016 93.16% 0.45%
2015 92.71% 0.23%
2014 92.47% 0.98%
2013 91.49% -0.28%
2012 91.77% 2.52%
2011 89.25% 4.95%
2000 84.30% 4.43%
1990 79.87% 4.43%