Pakistan - Literacy rate

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

Literacy rate, youth female (% of females ages 15-24) in Pakistan was 64.47 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 64.47 in 2012, while its lowest value was 23.83 in 1981.

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
1981 23.83
1998 43.11
2005 53.09
2006 58.37
2008 61.25
2009 61.46
2010 62.30
2011 63.14
2012 64.47

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

Literacy rate, youth male (% of males ages 15-24) in Pakistan was 80.29 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 80.29 in 2012, while its lowest value was 44.50 in 1981.

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
1981 44.50
1998 67.15
2005 76.65
2006 79.10
2008 79.42
2009 79.14
2010 79.50
2011 78.04
2012 80.29

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

Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24) in Pakistan was 72.58 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 72.58 in 2012, while its lowest value was 34.78 in 1981.

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
1981 34.78
1998 55.33
2005 65.09
2006 69.17
2008 71.11
2009 70.68
2010 71.26
2011 70.77
2012 72.58

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

Literacy rate, adult female (% of females ages 15 and above) in Pakistan was 43.07 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 43.07 in 2012, while its lowest value was 14.77 in 1981.

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
1981 14.77
1998 29.04
2005 35.37
2006 39.61
2008 40.08
2009 40.31
2010 41.02
2011 41.98
2012 43.07

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

Literacy rate, adult male (% of males ages 15 and above) in Pakistan was 69.86 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 69.86 in 2012, while its lowest value was 35.38 in 1981.

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
1981 35.38
1998 55.30
2005 64.06
2006 67.65
2008 68.87
2009 68.63
2010 68.90
2011 66.99
2012 69.86

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

Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) in Pakistan was 56.76 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 56.76 in 2012, while its lowest value was 25.73 in 1981.

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
1981 25.73
1998 42.70
2005 49.87
2006 54.15
2008 55.53
2009 54.89
2010 55.38
2011 54.74
2012 56.76

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes