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South Asia: Education > Adult literacy rate stats

Definitions

  • Female: 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."
  • Total: 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."
STAT SOUTH ASIAN TOTAL SOUTH ASIAN AVERAGE DATES
Female 44.88
76% less than average
2008
Total 54.35
53% less than average
2008

Citation

"South Asian Adult literacy rate Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/South-Asia/Education/Adult-literacy-rate