Bangladesh - Literacy rate

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

Literacy rate, youth female (% of females ages 15-24) in Bangladesh was 94.91 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 37 years was 94.91 in 2018, while its lowest value was 27.15 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: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1981 27.15
1991 37.99
2001 60.26
2007 67.49
2011 79.54
2012 79.37
2013 86.93
2014 86.48
2015 89.54
2016 93.54
2017 94.38
2018 94.91

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

Literacy rate, youth male (% of males ages 15-24) in Bangladesh was 91.80 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 37 years was 91.80 in 2018, while its lowest value was 44.36 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: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1981 44.36
1991 51.74
2001 67.16
2007 54.27
2011 76.40
2012 76.28
2013 84.09
2014 84.63
2015 86.19
2016 90.91
2017 91.54
2018 91.80

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

Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24) in Bangladesh was 93.30 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 37 years was 93.30 in 2018, while its lowest value was 35.65 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: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1981 35.65
1991 44.68
2001 63.62
2007 61.87
2011 77.98
2012 77.83
2013 85.53
2014 85.55
2015 87.89
2016 92.24
2017 92.95
2018 93.30

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

Literacy rate, adult female (% of females ages 15 and above) in Bangladesh was 71.18 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 37 years was 71.18 in 2018, while its lowest value was 17.97 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: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1981 17.97
1991 25.84
2001 40.82
2007 43.74
2011 55.12
2012 54.24
2013 57.79
2014 57.86
2015 62.25
2016 69.90
2017 70.09
2018 71.18

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

Literacy rate, adult male (% of males ages 15 and above) in Bangladesh was 76.67 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 37 years was 76.67 in 2018, while its lowest value was 39.73 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: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1981 39.73
1991 44.31
2001 53.90
2007 49.83
2011 62.48
2012 61.54
2013 64.21
2014 64.37
2015 68.06
2016 75.62
2017 75.70
2018 76.67

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

Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) in Bangladesh was 73.91 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 37 years was 73.91 in 2018, while its lowest value was 29.23 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: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (http://uis.unesco.org/)

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Year Value
1981 29.23
1991 35.32
2001 47.49
2007 46.66
2011 58.77
2012 57.86
2013 61.02
2014 61.09
2015 65.14
2016 72.76
2017 72.89
2018 73.91

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes