Literacy rate in Mexico 2015

Mexico: Literacy rate from 2005 to 2015, total and by gender

by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 17, 2018
Literacy rate in Mexico 2015 The statistic depicts the literacy rate in Mexico from 2005 to 2015. The literacy rate measures the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can read and write. In 2015, Mexico's literacy rate was around 94.47 percent.
Education in Mexico

The literacy rate is commonly defined as the share of people in a country who are older than 15 years and are able to read and write. In Mexico, a state with more than 115 million inhabitants, the literacy rate is above 90 percent, making it significantly higher than the global average. More than 70 percent of Mexico’s population is older than 15 years, a figure than has been quite consistent over the last ten years. Mexico’s compulsory education comprises grades 1 to 9, with an optional secondary education up to grade 12.

Literacy is considered basic education. The lowest literacy rates can be found in African countries, the highest in Europe. Additionally, the literacy rate is one of the factors that determines a country’s ranking on the Human Development Index of the United Nations, which ranks the overall well-being of a country’s population. Apart from literacy, it also includes factors such as per-capita income, health and life expectancy and others. Mexico is currently not among the countries with the highest Human Development Index value.
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Mexico: Literacy rate from 2005 to 2015, total and by gender

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Adult totalAdult maleAdult female
201594.47%95.55%93.49%
201494.56%95.62%93.59%
201393.96%95.11%92.9%
201294.23%95.39%93.18%
201193.52%94.78%92.34%
201093.07%94.38%91.85%
200993.44%94.92%92.12%
200892.93%94.59%91.45%
200792.8%94.44%91.36%
200691.73%93.9%89.83%
200591.63%93.19%90.21%
Adult totalAdult maleAdult female
201594.47%95.55%93.49%
201494.56%95.62%93.59%
201393.96%95.11%92.9%
201294.23%95.39%93.18%
201193.52%94.78%92.34%
201093.07%94.38%91.85%
200993.44%94.92%92.12%
200892.93%94.59%91.45%
200792.8%94.44%91.36%
200691.73%93.9%89.83%
200591.63%93.19%90.21%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 17, 2018
The statistic depicts the literacy rate in Mexico from 2005 to 2015. The literacy rate measures the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can read and write. In 2015, Mexico's literacy rate was around 94.47 percent.
Education in Mexico

The literacy rate is commonly defined as the share of people in a country who are older than 15 years and are able to read and write. In Mexico, a state with more than 115 million inhabitants, the literacy rate is above 90 percent, making it significantly higher than the global average. More than 70 percent of Mexico’s population is older than 15 years, a figure than has been quite consistent over the last ten years. Mexico’s compulsory education comprises grades 1 to 9, with an optional secondary education up to grade 12.

Literacy is considered basic education. The lowest literacy rates can be found in African countries, the highest in Europe. Additionally, the literacy rate is one of the factors that determines a country’s ranking on the Human Development Index of the United Nations, which ranks the overall well-being of a country’s population. Apart from literacy, it also includes factors such as per-capita income, health and life expectancy and others. Mexico is currently not among the countries with the highest Human Development Index value.
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