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Benin - Adult literacy rate

38.45 (%) in 2015

In 2015, adult literacy rate for Benin was 38.45 %. Though Benin adult literacy rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 1992 - 2015 period ending at 38.45 % in 2015.

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What is adult literacy rate?

Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.

What is Benin adult literacy rate?

Date Value Change, %
2015 38.45 16.69 %
2012 32.95 14.80 %
2006 28.70 -17.18 %
2002 34.66 27.21 %
1992 27.25 65.30 %
1979 16.48