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Education > Literacy > Adults at high literacy level: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of adults whose level of document literacy is rated 'high'. Data for 1998.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Sweden 35.5% 1998
2 Norway 29.4% 1998
3 Denmark 25.4% 1998
=4 Finland 25.1% 1998
=4 Canada 25.1% 1998
6 Netherlands 20% 1998
7 Czech Republic 19.6% 1998
8 United Kingdom 19.1% 1998
9 United States 19% 1998
10 Germany 18.9% 1998
11 New Zealand 17.6% 1998
12 Australia 17.4% 1998
13 Switzerland 16.1% 1998
14 Ireland 11.5% 1998
15 Hungary 8% 1998
16 Poland 5.8% 1998
17 Portugal 3.2% 1998

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Literacy > Adults at high literacy level. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Literacy/Adults-at-high-literacy-level

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