Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) by Country - definition of adult literacy rate

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Adult Literacy Index - Wikipedia definition of adult literacy rate


Generally, 'literacy' also encompasses 'numeracy', the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. Adult illiteracy is defined as the percentage of the.

Definition. Total number of literate persons in a given age group, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group. The adult literacy rate.

Definition: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can Description: The map below shows how Literacy rate, adult total (% of.