Nepal - 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
1981 14.97
1991 32.67
2001 60.14
2010 78.39

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
1981 45.10
1991 68.23
2001 80.62
2010 87.63

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
1981 30.04
1991 49.60
2001 70.05
2010 83.12

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
1981 9.15
1991 17.38
2001 34.89
2010 48.34

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
1981 31.67
1991 49.22
2001 62.71
2010 72.96

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
1981 20.57
1991 32.98
2001 48.61
2010 60.31

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes