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Burkina Faso - Adult literacy rate

37.75 (%) in 2015

In 2015, adult literacy rate for Burkina Faso was 37.75 %. Adult literacy rate of Burkina Faso increased from 12.85 % in 1996 to 37.75 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 21.76 %.

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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 Burkina Faso adult literacy rate?

Date Value Change, %
2015 37.75 9.10 %
2014 34.60 20.43 %
2007 28.73 27.84 %
2006 22.47 -4.59 %
2005 23.55 7.93 %
2003 21.82 69.85 %
1996 12.85 -5.31 %
1991 13.57 56.23 %
1975 8.69