Top 10 Countries With Highest Literacy Rate in the World

Top 10 Countries With Highest Literacy Rate in the World

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Getting education is the birth rights of every human being because it teaches us how to live and how to behave with others due to which literate persons are different from illiterate people. Every country is giving importance to their education departments to increase the literacy rate of country because higher literacy rate play key role in development of country. We can witness that all those countries which have low literacy rate are facing too many problems like terrorism, high crime rates and poor economy even having natural resources they are far away from development. For the sake of spreading awareness of education in people UNESCO celebrate the International Literacy Day on 8th September of every year. UNESCO has been conducting seminars from 40 years to highlight the role of education in terms of gender equality, eradicating the poverty, peace, population control and most importantly the sustainable development in the country.

Here is the list of top ten countries with highest literacy rates in the world.

 

 

 

 

Rank

 Country

 Literacy Rate

1.

 Canada

 51.3%

2.

 Israel

 46%

3.

 Japan

 45.98%

4.

 USA

 43%

5.

 UK

 40%

6.

 South Korea

 40%

7.

 New Zealand

 39%

8.

 Finland

 38%

9.

 Australia

 38.5%

10.

 Russia

 37%

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