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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe 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 74.97% 1990 50th out of 121
Adult male > % of males ages 15 and above 86.6% 1990 54th out of 121
Adult total > % of people ages 15 and above 80.7% 1990 50th out of 121
Females aged 15-24 99.4 2008 33th out of 111
Males aged 15-24 98.3 2008 45th out of 111
People aged 15-24 98.9 2008 41st out of 111
Youth female > % of females ages 15-24 91.33% 1990 56th out of 123
Youth male > % of males ages 15-24 96.6% 1990 42nd out of 123
Youth total > % of people ages 15-24 93.95% 1990 52nd out of 123

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

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