Panama Literacy Rate 1980-2022

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.
  • Panama literacy rate for 2019 was 95.74%, a 0.32% increase from 2018.
  • Panama literacy rate for 2018 was 95.41%, a 1.32% increase from 2010.
  • Panama literacy rate for 2010 was 94.09%, a 2.19% increase from 2000.
  • Panama literacy rate for 2000 was 91.90%, a 3.12% increase from 1990.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Italy 99.35%
Uruguay 98.77%
Singapore 97.48%
Panama 95.74%
UAE 95.53%
Panama Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2019 95.74% 0.32%
2018 95.41% 1.32%
2010 94.09% 2.19%
2000 91.90% 3.12%
1990 88.78% 0.71%
1980 88.07% 0.71%