Illiteracy rates by world region 2016

The illiteracy rate among all adults (over 15-year-olds) in 2016* , by world region

Illiteracy rates by world region 2016 The statistics show the illiteracy rate (proportion of illiterate people among all over 15-year-olds) in 2016*, by world regions. The illiteracy rate was 31.3 percent in South Asia. Adult illiteracy rate is defined as the percentage of the population ages 15 and older who can not read or write.
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The illiteracy rate among all adults (over 15-year-olds) in 2016* , by world region

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The illiteracy rate among all adults
Sub-Saharan Africa 40.1%
South Asia31.3%
Arab States 26.6%
Latin America and the Caribbean 7.2%
East Asia and the Pacific 5.6%
Europe and Central Asia 1.8%
The illiteracy rate among all adults
Sub-Saharan Africa 40.1%
South Asia31.3%
Arab States 26.6%
Latin America and the Caribbean 7.2%
East Asia and the Pacific 5.6%
Europe and Central Asia 1.8%
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The statistics show the illiteracy rate (proportion of illiterate people among all over 15-year-olds) in 2016*, by world regions. The illiteracy rate was 31.3 percent in South Asia. Adult illiteracy rate is defined as the percentage of the population ages 15 and older who can not read or write.
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