Bangladesh - Literacy rate

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

Literacy rate, youth female (% of females ages 15-24) in Bangladesh was 93.54 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 93.54 in 2016, 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: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1981 27.15
1991 37.99
2001 60.26
2007 67.49
2011 72.65
2016 93.54

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

Literacy rate, youth male (% of males ages 15-24) in Bangladesh was 90.91 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 90.91 in 2016, 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: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1981 44.36
1991 51.74
2001 67.16
2007 54.27
2011 55.75
2016 90.91

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

Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24) in Bangladesh was 92.24 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 92.24 in 2016, 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: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1981 35.65
1991 44.68
2001 63.62
2007 61.87
2011 65.71
2016 92.24

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

Literacy rate, adult female (% of females ages 15 and above) in Bangladesh was 69.90 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 69.90 in 2016, 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: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1981 17.97
1991 25.84
2001 40.82
2007 43.74
2011 46.74
2016 69.90

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

Literacy rate, adult male (% of males ages 15 and above) in Bangladesh was 75.62 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 75.62 in 2016, 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: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1981 39.73
1991 44.31
2001 53.90
2007 49.83
2011 47.45
2016 75.62

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

Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) in Bangladesh was 72.76 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 72.76 in 2016, 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: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

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Year Value
1981 29.23
1991 35.32
2001 47.49
2007 46.66
2011 47.08
2016 72.76

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes