World Literacy Rate Chart
Current World Literacy Rate: 85.31%
World Literacy Rate for Dec 2010
Mean: 81.04%
Median: 81.90%
Min: 75.90% (Dec 1990)
Max: 85.31% (Dec 2010)

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

Source: World Bank > World > World Literacy Rate