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10 Nations with the Highest Literacy Rate

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BANGALORE: Literacy is one of the most vital indicators of social development. The higher the level of literacy, the higher is the level of development in a society. Education sector is highly essential as it is directly related to the overall performance of the country and also shows the educational position of a nation. So, check out the list of 10 countries with the highest literacy rate in the world, as compiled by The Countries.

10. Russia: A northern Eurasian nation, Russia is the tenth most highly literate nation in the world. In this country, education is provided mainly by the state and is regulated by the Ministry of Education and Science. Regional authorities regulate education within their jurisdictions within the prevailing framework of federal laws.

The country spends 4.9 percent of the GDP in education sector, and almost every adult. Russia has high development rate and low poverty rate as they realize the importance of education for the successful nation. Since its existence as independent state, it emerged as a strong country due to its high literacy rate. It has the highest literacy rate of 53 percent as per the latest data.

9. Australia: Known as one of the wealthiest nation in the world, Australia has always been a hotspot for international student from almost all around the globe. The literacy rate of this country is around 38 percent where the country spends 6 percent of its Annual GDP in education. The international students constitute 25 percent of the Australian population. This clearly indicates the quality education of the Australian educational institutes at every level. The institutes provide different scholarships to the bright students to develop their country with the most literate people in the world. Education is indeed the mantra behind the success and development of the country.

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1: @ - With almost 51.3 percent literacy rate, Canada emerges as the country with highest literacy rate in the world.

Pull up your editor...
Posted by:Dev - 17 Mar, 2014
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