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Mauritius

Mauritius Literacy rate Stats

Definitions

  • Adult female > % of females ages 15 and above: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • Adult male > % of males ages 15 and above: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • Adult total > % of people ages 15 and above: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • Females aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Males aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • People aged 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life."
  • Youth female > % of females ages 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • Youth male > % of males ages 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
  • Youth total > % of people ages 15-24: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Adult female > % of females ages 15 and above 80.5% 2006 66th out of 113
Adult male > % of males ages 15 and above 88.38% 2006 61st out of 113
Adult total > % of people ages 15 and above 84.37% 2006 64th out of 114
Females aged 15-24 97.4 2008 56th out of 111
Males aged 15-24 95.4 2008 64th out of 111
People aged 15-24 96.4 2008 60th out of 111
Youth female > % of females ages 15-24 95.36% 2006 59th out of 108
Youth male > % of males ages 15-24 93.72% 2006 66th out of 108
Youth total > % of people ages 15-24 94.54% 2006 61st out of 108

SOURCES: World Development Indicators database; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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