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Iran - Adult literacy rate

87.17 (%) in 2015

In 2015, adult literacy rate for Iran was 87.17 %. Adult literacy rate of Iran increased from 65.53 % in 1991 to 87.17 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 3.29 %.

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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 Iran adult literacy rate?

Date Value Change, %
2015 87.17 2.91 %
2014 84.71 0.09 %
2013 84.63 1.20 %
2012 83.63 0.80 %
2008 82.96 0.77 %
2006 82.33 -0.13 %
2005 82.44 7.07 %
2002 77.00 5.39 %
1996 73.06 11.49 %
1991 65.53 25.25 %
1986 52.32 43.27 %
1976 36.52