Illiteracy implies to lack of the ability to read, write and use numeracy, to handle information, to express ideas and opinions, to make decisions and solve problems. For purposes of this article, the illiteracy rate takes to account the number of people that are at least 15 years old that cannot read and write. Whereas, some African countries have implemented stringent policies to ensure that their citizens have access to education, others are still lagging behind, thus lowering their literacy rates.
Here are the top 10 most illiterate countries in Africa.
|5.||Central African Republic||63.2%|