Egypt - Literacy rate

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

Literacy rate, youth female (% of females ages 15-24) in Egypt was 86.05 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 36 years was 86.05 in 2012, while its lowest value was 38.12 in 1976.

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

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

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Year Value
1976 38.12
1986 54.00
1996 66.93
2005 78.95
2006 81.75
2010 84.31
2012 86.05

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

Literacy rate, youth male (% of males ages 15-24) in Egypt was 92.36 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 36 years was 92.36 in 2012, while its lowest value was 63.04 in 1976.

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

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

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Year Value
1976 63.04
1986 71.38
1996 78.99
2005 90.08
2006 87.86
2010 90.56
2012 92.36

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

Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24) in Egypt was 89.28 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 36 years was 89.28 in 2012, while its lowest value was 51.03 in 1976.

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

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

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Year Value
1976 51.03
1986 63.33
1996 73.22
2005 84.93
2006 84.88
2010 87.51
2012 89.28

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

Literacy rate, adult female (% of females ages 15 and above) in Egypt was 65.76 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 36 years was 65.76 in 2012, while its lowest value was 22.44 in 1976.

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

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

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Year Value
1976 22.44
1986 31.40
1996 43.60
2005 59.36
2006 57.81
2010 63.52
2012 65.76

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

Literacy rate, adult male (% of males ages 15 and above) in Egypt was 81.68 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 36 years was 83.02 in 2005, while its lowest value was 53.62 in 1976.

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

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

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Year Value
1976 53.62
1986 56.98
1996 67.15
2005 83.02
2006 74.62
2010 80.27
2012 81.68

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

Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) in Egypt was 73.87 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 36 years was 73.87 in 2012, while its lowest value was 38.20 in 1976.

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

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

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Year Value
1976 38.20
1986 44.42
1996 55.59
2005 71.41
2006 66.37
2010 72.05
2012 73.87

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes