USA, Austrailia- over 95%
Cape Verde, Africa -71.6%
Uk, France, Netherlands,Georgia, Eire, Japan, Russia, Nauru, Canada - 99.9%
Sri Lanka - 90.2%
Uzbekistan - 97%
Turkmenistan, Trinidad and Tobago 98%
Kyrgyzstan - 97%
South Korea- 98%
North Korea- 99%
That's a selection of countries and their adult literacy rates. Isn't it funny that the USA, who is best represented on this site has a lower literacy rate than the former USSR countries.
I is teh klevar gooboo!
However, a common misconception of this word defines it as having the ability to read with comprehension.