Uruguay - Literacy rate

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

Literacy rate, youth female (% of females ages 15-24) in Uruguay was 99.23 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 99.61 in 2009, while its lowest value was 98.84 in 1975.

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
1975 98.84
1985 99.00
1996 99.02
2006 99.11
2007 99.02
2008 99.32
2009 99.61
2010 99.23

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

Literacy rate, youth male (% of males ages 15-24) in Uruguay was 98.36 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 98.63 in 2008, while its lowest value was 97.74 in 1975.

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
1975 97.74
1985 98.26
1996 98.15
2006 98.31
2007 98.49
2008 98.63
2009 98.14
2010 98.36

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

Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24) in Uruguay was 98.78 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 99.05 in 2009, while its lowest value was 98.30 in 1975.

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
1975 98.30
1985 98.63
1996 98.58
2006 98.71
2007 98.76
2008 98.97
2009 99.05
2010 98.78

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

Literacy rate, adult female (% of females ages 15 and above) in Uruguay was 98.49 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 98.61 in 2009, while its lowest value was 94.30 in 1975.

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
1975 94.30
1985 95.88
1996 97.27
2006 98.08
2007 98.24
2008 98.46
2009 98.61
2010 98.49

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

Literacy rate, adult male (% of males ages 15 and above) in Uruguay was 97.61 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 97.83 in 2008, while its lowest value was 93.39 in 1975.

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
1975 93.39
1985 94.83
1996 96.24
2006 97.44
2007 97.42
2008 97.83
2009 97.58
2010 97.61

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

Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) in Uruguay was 98.07 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 98.27 in 2009, while its lowest value was 93.86 in 1975.

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
1975 93.86
1985 95.38
1996 96.78
2006 97.79
2007 97.86
2008 98.16
2009 98.27
2010 98.07

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes