Syrian Arab Republic Literacy Rate 1981-2024

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.
  • Syrian Arab Republic literacy rate for 2014 was 86.30%, a 5.46% increase from 2004.
  • Syrian Arab Republic literacy rate for 2004 was 80.84%, a 2.04% decline from 2002.
  • Syrian Arab Republic literacy rate for 2002 was 82.89%, a 27.23% increase from 1981.
  • Syrian Arab Republic literacy rate for 1981 was 55.65%, a 55.65% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Literacy Rate
Tajikistan 99.80%
Zimbabwe 88.69%
Syrian Arab Republic 86.30%
Rwanda 70.80%
Malawi 65.15%
Burundi 61.51%
Guinea-Bissau 45.58%
Burkina Faso 34.60%
Guinea 32.00%
Syrian Arab Republic Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2014 86.30% 5.46%
2004 80.84% -2.04%
2002 82.89% 27.23%
1981 55.65% 27.23%