China - Literacy rate

Literacy rate, youth female (% of females ages 15-24)

Definition: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1982 82.10
1990 91.45
2000 98.50
2010 99.31

Literacy rate, youth male (% of males ages 15-24)

Definition: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1982 95.21
1990 96.98
2000 99.20
2010 99.48

Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24)

Definition: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1982 88.77
1990 94.28
2000 98.86
2010 99.40

Literacy rate, adult female (% of females ages 15 and above)

Definition: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1982 51.14
1990 68.07
2000 86.53
2010 91.33

Literacy rate, adult male (% of males ages 15 and above)

Definition: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1982 79.19
1990 87.02
2000 95.14
2010 97.07

Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above)

Definition: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1982 65.51
1990 77.79
2000 90.92
2010 94.27

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes