Literacy rates worldwide by region 2012

Literacy rates worldwide as of 2012, by region*

Literacy rates worldwide by region 2012 This statistic depicts literacy rates worldwide as of 2012, by WHO region. As of that year, it was estimated that some 64 percent of the Afrcian population aged 15 years and over were literate. In comparison, there were 99 percent literate persons in Europe.
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Literacy rates worldwide as of 2012, by region*

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Percentage of population aged 15 years and over
Europe99%
Western Pacific94%
Americas94%
World84%
Southeast Asia70%
Eastern Mediterranean69%
Africa64%
Percentage of population aged 15 years and over
Europe99%
Western Pacific94%
Americas94%
World84%
Southeast Asia70%
Eastern Mediterranean69%
Africa64%
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This statistic depicts literacy rates worldwide as of 2012, by WHO region. As of that year, it was estimated that some 64 percent of the Afrcian population aged 15 years and over were literate. In comparison, there were 99 percent literate persons in Europe.
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