Vietnam Literacy Rate 1979-2022

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.
  • Vietnam literacy rate for 2019 was 95.75%, a 2.23% increase from 2009.
  • Vietnam literacy rate for 2009 was 93.52%, a 3.36% increase from 2000.
  • Vietnam literacy rate for 2000 was 90.16%, a 0.12% decline from 1999.
  • Vietnam literacy rate for 1999 was 90.28%, a 2.68% increase from 1989.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Uzbekistan 100.00%
Georgia 99.56%
West Bank and Gaza 97.38%
Philippines 96.28%
Vietnam 95.75%
Sri Lanka 92.25%
El Salvador 89.14%
Myanmar 89.07%
Honduras 88.51%
Bangladesh 74.68%
Pakistan 58.00%
Vietnam Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2019 95.75% 2.23%
2009 93.52% 3.36%
2000 90.16% -0.12%
1999 90.28% 2.68%
1989 87.60% 3.77%
1979 83.83% 3.77%