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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea 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 50.92% 2006 95th out of 113
Adult male > % of males ages 15 and above 63.45% 2006 100th out of 113
Adult total > % of people ages 15 and above 57.34% 2006 98th out of 114
Females aged 15-24 68.5 2008 93th out of 111
Males aged 15-24 64.6 2008 108th out of 111
People aged 15-24 66.5 2008 102nd out of 111
Youth female > % of females ages 15-24 64.06% 2006 90th out of 108
Youth male > % of males ages 15-24 69.13% 2006 98th out of 108
Youth total > % of people ages 15-24 66.68% 2006 95th out of 108

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

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