Colombia - Literacy rate

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

Literacy rate, youth female (% of females ages 15-24) in Colombia was 98.52 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 17 years was 98.52 in 2010, while its lowest value was 91.85 in 1993.

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
1993 91.85
1996 97.57
2004 98.41
2005 98.37
2006 98.19
2007 98.42
2008 98.43
2009 98.43
2010 98.52

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

Literacy rate, youth male (% of males ages 15-24) in Colombia was 97.68 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 17 years was 97.68 in 2010, while its lowest value was 89.38 in 1993.

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
1993 89.38
1996 96.39
2004 97.55
2005 97.52
2006 97.53
2007 97.48
2008 97.55
2009 97.44
2010 97.68

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

Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24) in Colombia was 98.10 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 17 years was 98.10 in 2010, while its lowest value was 90.52 in 1993.

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
1993 90.52
1996 97.00
2004 97.99
2005 97.96
2006 97.88
2007 97.97
2008 97.99
2009 97.94
2010 98.10

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

Literacy rate, adult female (% of females ages 15 and above) in Colombia was 93.49 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 17 years was 93.49 in 2010, while its lowest value was 81.24 in 1993.

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
1993 81.24
1996 91.31
2004 92.71
2005 92.91
2006 92.22
2007 92.85
2008 93.44
2009 93.42
2010 93.49

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

Literacy rate, adult male (% of males ages 15 and above) in Colombia was 93.25 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 17 years was 93.32 in 2008, while its lowest value was 81.50 in 1993.

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
1993 81.50
1996 91.09
2004 92.90
2005 92.78
2006 92.39
2007 92.43
2008 93.32
2009 93.06
2010 93.25

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

Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) in Colombia was 93.37 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 17 years was 93.38 in 2008, while its lowest value was 81.38 in 1993.

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
1993 81.38
1996 91.21
2004 92.80
2005 92.85
2006 92.30
2007 92.65
2008 93.38
2009 93.24
2010 93.37

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes