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Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 70 per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals aged over 70. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Ukraine 16.95 2001
2 Panama 9.59 2000
3 Moldova 6.76 2004
4 Philippines 5.59 2000
5 Qatar 5.33 1997
6 Thailand 4.76 2010
7 Belarus 2 1999
8 Kazakhstan 1.98 1999
9 Georgia 1.19 2002
10 Tajikistan 0.717 2010

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 70 per thousand people", United Nations Statistics Division.  Population table by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Literacy/Illiterates/Aged-over-70-per-thousand-people

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