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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_literacy_rate

World map of countries shaded according to the literacy rate for all people aged 15 and over. This is a list of countries by literacy rate. The figures represented are almost entirely collected ... Over 75% of the world's 781 million illiterate adults are found in South Asia, West Asia and sub-Saharan Africa and women represent ...

www-01.sil.org/literacy/litfacts.htm

Sep 7, 2001 ... According to UNESCO, in the world today there are about 1 billion non-literate adults. This 1 billion is approximately 26 percent of the world's ...

ourworldindata.org/literacy

From a historical perspective, literacy levels for the world population have risen ... Percentage of persons 14 years old and over in the US who were illiterate by ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/06/illiteracy-rate_n_3880355.html

Sep 6, 2013 ... 21 percent of adults in the U.S. read below a 5th grade level, and 19 ... court system are functionally illiterate, and over 70 percent of inmates in ...

www.sheppardsoftware.com/worldgeographymainpage/worldstatistics8.htm

World Statistics and Facts: World Illiteracy. ... have illiteracy rates in the 10 to 15% region while developed countries have illiteracy rates of a few percent.

www.gapminder.org/test-questions/what-percent-of-adults-in-the-world-today-are-literate-can-read-and-write

In 20 years the proportion of adults in the world who can read and write has increased from 75% to 84%. That's a great improvement in education across the  ...

projectliteracy.com/you-wont-believe-how-many-people-cant-read-sentence

757 million adults are illiterate ... Tackling poor literacy can open up a world or opportunity. ... Children less likely to be literateMore likey to experience poverty.

www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2103.html

note: more than three-quarters of the world's 758 million illiterate adults are found in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa; of all the illiterate adults in the world, ...

www.creditdonkey.com/illiteracy-in-america.html

How does that compare to the rest of the world? On a global scale, illiteracy affects ... What percentage of juvenile offenders are illiterate? Illiteracy is widespread ...