What percentage of Cambodia is literate?

What is the literacy rate in Cambodia 2020?

Literacy rates in Cambodia have “increased significantly”, according to the General Population Census of Cambodia 2019 issued on Tuesday. It said that the adult literacy rate in Cambodia increased a total of 10.1 percent from 77.6 percent in 2008 to 87.7 percent in 2019.

Why has Cambodia increased literacy?

Literacy among people aged 15 and up in the Kingdom has risen over the past 11 years due to reforms in the education system and prioritising human resource development, according to the results of the recently published national census.

Which country has the highest rate of illiteracy?

Bangladesh is the top country by adult illiteracy in the world. As of 2016, adult illiteracy in Bangladesh was 31.5 million that accounts for 45.16% of the world’s adult illiteracy.

What is the lowest literacy rate?

Lowest Literacy Rates

1. South Sudan 27.0%
2. Afghanistan 28.1
3. Niger 28.7
4. Burkina Faso 28.7
5. Mali 33.4

What religion is Cambodia?

Cambodia is predominantly Buddhist with 80% of the population being Theravada Buddhist, 1% Christian and the majority of the remaining population follow Islam, atheism, or animism. Buddhist nun at Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

What is the education level in Cambodia?

Technically, a child can complete 12 years of schooling: six years at the primary level (grade 1 to 6), three years for lower secondary (grade 7 to 9) and another three years for upper secondary education (grade 10 to 12).

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What is the literacy rate of Myanmar?

The literacy rate of Burma, according to the 2014 Burma Census stands at 89.5% (males: 92.6%, females: 86.9%).

Education in Myanmar.

Ministry of Education
Union Minister Dr Myo Thein Gyi
National education budget (2014-15)
Budget ~US$1152 million
General details