World Literacy Rate Chart
Current World Literacy Rate: 85.20%
World Literacy Rate for Dec 2010
Mean: 80.98%
Median: 81.91%
Min: 75.83% (Dec 1990)
Max: 85.20% (Dec 2010)

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

Source: World Bank > World > World Literacy Rate