Burundi - Literacy rate

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

Literacy rate, youth female (% of females ages 15-24) in Burundi was 85.62 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 85.62 in 2017, while its lowest value was 21.49 in 1979.

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
1979 21.49
1990 48.01
2000 70.37
2008 57.32
2014 74.96
2017 85.62

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

Literacy rate, youth male (% of males ages 15-24) in Burundi was 91.03 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 91.03 in 2017, while its lowest value was 40.93 in 1979.

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
1979 40.93
1990 59.50
2000 76.78
2008 66.61
2014 85.29
2017 91.03

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

Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24) in Burundi was 88.22 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 88.22 in 2017, while its lowest value was 30.98 in 1979.

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
1979 30.98
1990 53.56
2000 73.33
2008 61.74
2014 79.56
2017 88.22

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

Literacy rate, adult female (% of females ages 15 and above) in Burundi was 61.22 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 61.22 in 2017, while its lowest value was 11.98 in 1979.

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
1979 11.98
1990 27.53
2000 52.24
2008 43.16
2014 54.66
2017 61.22

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

Literacy rate, adult male (% of males ages 15 and above) in Burundi was 76.30 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 76.30 in 2017, while its lowest value was 34.26 in 1979.

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
1979 34.26
1990 48.24
2000 67.31
2008 53.13
2014 69.69
2017 76.30

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

Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) in Burundi was 68.38 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 68.38 in 2017, while its lowest value was 22.51 in 1979.

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
1979 22.51
1990 37.38
2000 59.30
2008 48.08
2014 61.57
2017 68.38

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes