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Group of 7 countries (G7) Compared by Education > Literacy > Total population

DEFINITION: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Germany 99% 2003
=1 United Kingdom 99% 2003
=1 Canada 99% 2003
=1 Japan 99% 2002
=1 France 99% 2003
=1 United States 99% 2003
7 Italy 98.6% 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Literacy > Total population. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Group-of-7-countries-(G7)/Education/Literacy/Total-population

Group of 7 countries (G7) Compared by Education > Literacy > Total population

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