Lesotho - 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 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
2000 97.50
2009 92.09

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

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
2000 84.83
2009 74.19

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

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
2000 90.93
2009 83.19

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 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
2000 92.05
2009 84.96

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 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
2000 80.00
2009 65.52

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 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
2000 86.25
2009 75.80

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes