Pakistan - Literacy rate

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

Literacy rate, youth female (% of females ages 15-24) in Pakistan was 61.46 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 61.46 in 2009, while its lowest value was 23.83 in 1981.

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 23.83
1998 43.11
2005 53.09
2006 58.37
2008 61.25
2009 61.46

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

Literacy rate, youth male (% of males ages 15-24) in Pakistan was 79.14 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 79.42 in 2008, while its lowest value was 44.50 in 1981.

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 44.50
1998 67.15
2005 76.65
2006 79.10
2008 79.42
2009 79.14

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

Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24) in Pakistan was 70.68 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 71.11 in 2008, while its lowest value was 34.78 in 1981.

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 34.78
1998 55.33
2005 65.09
2006 69.17
2008 71.11
2009 70.68

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

Literacy rate, adult female (% of females ages 15 and above) in Pakistan was 40.31 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 40.31 in 2009, while its lowest value was 14.77 in 1981.

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 14.77
1998 29.04
2005 35.37
2006 39.61
2008 40.08
2009 40.31

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

Literacy rate, adult male (% of males ages 15 and above) in Pakistan was 68.63 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 68.87 in 2008, while its lowest value was 35.38 in 1981.

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 35.38
1998 55.30
2005 64.06
2006 67.65
2008 68.87
2009 68.63

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

Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) in Pakistan was 54.89 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 55.53 in 2008, while its lowest value was 25.73 in 1981.

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 25.73
1998 42.70
2005 49.87
2006 54.15
2008 55.53
2009 54.89

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes