- 504 Million Illiterates in Asia and the Pacific -
2007 figures estimated by UNESCO Institute for Statistics in September 2008
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  ⇒ Map with figures for 2004 
  ⇒ Map with figures for 2000 
⇒ Map with figures for 1995 

overview

Coountry Data
Afghanistan *
(28.1%)
  India
(66.0%)
  Maldives
(97.0%)
  Papua New Guinea
(57.8%)
Bangladesh
(53.5%)
  Indonesia
(91.4%)
  Mongolia
(97.3%)
  Philippines
(93.4%)
Bhutan
(55.6%)
  Iran
(84.7%)
  Myanmar *
(89.9%)
  Sri Lanka
(91.5%)
Cambodia
(76.3%)
  Lao PDR
(73.2%)
  Nepal
(56.5%)
  Thailand
(94.1%)
China
(93.3%)
  Malaysia
(91.9%)
  Pakistan
(54.9%)
  Viet Nam *
(90.3%)
2007 figures estimated by UNESCO Institute for Statistics in September 2008
*1999-2000 figures estimated by UNESCO Institute for Statistics in September 2006

Note: The information at regional and national levels is the latest data taken from UNESCO Institute for Statistics and other international organisations, in particular UN, UNICEF and the World Bank.




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