Date Value Value
Dec 31, 2015 94.60%
Dec 31, 2014 94.14%
Dec 31, 2012 93.73%
Dec 31, 2011 93.10%
Dec 31, 2010 92.88%
Dec 31, 2009 92.89%
Dec 31, 2007 88.72%
Dec 31, 1996 82.40%
Dec 31, 1980 76.20%

South Africa Literacy rate. Percent of South African adults (age 15+) who can read and write.

Source: World Bank > South Africa > South Africa Literacy Rate