Burkina Faso - Literacy rate

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

Literacy rate, youth female (% of females ages 15-24) in Burkina Faso was 54.67 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 43 years was 54.67 in 2018, while its lowest value was 6.66 in 1975.

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
1975 6.66
1991 14.17
1996 13.99
2003 24.81
2005 26.48
2006 26.53
2007 33.13
2014 43.99
2018 54.67

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

Literacy rate, youth male (% of males ages 15-24) in Burkina Faso was 61.79 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 43 years was 61.79 in 2018, while its lowest value was 22.38 in 1975.

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
1975 22.38
1991 26.79
1996 25.48
2003 38.38
2005 40.38
2006 39.82
2007 46.73
2014 56.99
2018 61.79

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

Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24) in Burkina Faso was 58.29 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 43 years was 58.29 in 2018, while its lowest value was 14.38 in 1975.

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
1975 14.38
1991 20.18
1996 19.41
2003 31.23
2005 32.97
2006 32.73
2007 39.26
2014 50.10
2018 58.29

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

Literacy rate, adult female (% of females ages 15 and above) in Burkina Faso was 32.69 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 43 years was 32.69 in 2018, while its lowest value was 3.18 in 1975.

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
1975 3.18
1991 8.23
1996 8.06
2003 15.19
2005 16.62
2006 16.29
2007 21.58
2014 26.22
2018 32.69

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

Literacy rate, adult male (% of males ages 15 and above) in Burkina Faso was 50.07 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 43 years was 50.07 in 2018, while its lowest value was 14.53 in 1975.

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
1975 14.53
1991 19.63
1996 18.52
2003 29.36
2005 31.44
2006 29.71
2007 36.68
2014 44.38
2018 50.07

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

Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) in Burkina Faso was 41.22 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 43 years was 41.22 in 2018, while its lowest value was 8.69 in 1975.

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
1975 8.69
1991 13.57
1996 12.85
2003 21.82
2005 23.55
2006 22.47
2007 28.73
2014 34.60
2018 41.22

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes