Brazil: share of population considered functionally literate 2018

Percentage of population deemed functionally literate in Brazil from 2007 to 2018

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Release date

August 2018



Survey time period

2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2015, and 2018

Number of respondents

2,002 persons living in rural and urban areas in all regions of Brazil

Age group

15-64 years

Special properties

include people with elementary, intermediate, and proficient levels of functional literacy*

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* The respondents were assessed based on their ability to read and to interpret memos, pieces of news, instructions, narratives, graphs, tables, advertisements, among other types of text.

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