Paraguay Literacy Rate 1982-2022

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.
  • Paraguay literacy rate for 2020 was 94.54%, a 1.33% increase from 2019.
  • Paraguay literacy rate for 2019 was 93.21%, a 0.81% decline from 2018.
  • Paraguay literacy rate for 2018 was 94.02%, a 0.63% decline from 2016.
  • Paraguay literacy rate for 2016 was 94.65%, a 0.9% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Armenia 99.79%
Colombia 95.64%
Mexico 95.25%
Paraguay 94.54%
Peru 94.50%
Ecuador 93.63%
Paraguay Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2020 94.54% 1.33%
2019 93.21% -0.81%
2018 94.02% -0.63%
2016 94.65% -0.90%
2015 95.55% 0.52%
2014 95.03% -0.02%
2013 95.06% 0.86%
2012 94.20% 0.33%
2010 93.87% 0.12%
2009 93.75% 0.46%
2008 93.29% -1.27%
2007 94.56% 4.29%
1992 90.27% 11.81%
1982 78.46% 11.81%