Countries with the Highest Literacy Rates
Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
The countries with the highest literacy rate, defined as the ability to read and write at a specified age.
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NOTE: Country rankings of the type presented above cannot pretend to be definitive; instead they aspire only to provide the reader with an approximation of the high and low ends on a particular scale. Country data vary enormously depending on the sources, and the absence of reliable data on some countries requires their omission, which further skews the results. Source: 1. The World Factbook, 2015.