Latin America & the Caribbean: adult literacy rate 2016, by gender

The graph depicts the average adult literacy rate in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2016, broken down by gender. In that year, the share of women aged 15 or older who could read and write in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to nearly 93.1 percent, almost one percentage point lower than the literacy rate among adult men. This region's adult literacy rate averaged at 93.53 percent in 2016.

Average adult literacy rate in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2016, by gender

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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

Central and South America, Mexico

Survey time period

2016

Age group

15 years and older

Supplementary notes

The source does not provide an exact date of publication. The release date given is the date of access.

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