Lowest Literacy Rates
The countries with the lowest literacy rate, defined as the ability to read and write at a specified age.
The figures given are from 2015, the last year in which UNESCO did a global analysis.
NOTE: Country rankings aren't definitive; instead they provide an approximate comparison. Country data vary enormously depending on the sources, and there is an absence of reliable data on some countries. Source: The World Factbook and UNESCO
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