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Singapore

Singapore 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 88.65% 2006 48th out of 113
Adult male > % of males ages 15 and above 96.57% 2006 31st out of 113
Adult total > % of people ages 15 and above 92.55% 2006 40th out of 114
Females aged 15-24 99.8 2008 10th out of 111
Males aged 15-24 99.7 2008 14th out of 111
People aged 15-24 99.8 2008 5th out of 111
Youth female > % of females ages 15-24 99.6% 2006 21st out of 108
Youth male > % of males ages 15-24 99.41% 2006 23th out of 108
Youth total > % of people ages 15-24 99.5% 2006 23th out of 108

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

Citation

"Singapore Literacy rate Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Singapore/Education/Literacy-rate