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Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) from The World Bank: Data. UNESCO Institute for Statistics (uis.unesco.org). License: CC BY-4.0.

This is a list of countries by literacy rate. The figures represented are almost entirely collected by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) on behalf of UNESCO with 2015 Adult: Percentage of the population aged 15 years and over who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on his/her.

zoom_out_map Literacy rates among youth (aged 15 to 24) and adults are the test Literacy is lowest in least developed countries and higher among males than UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Global Education Digest 2012, Opportunities.

How do literacy rates vary across the world? It may seem obvious, but it is still worth pointing out that in all the statistics shown here we have . The scatter plot shows how adults in OECD countries scored in the literacy and.