Colombia - Literacy rate

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

Literacy rate, youth female (% of females ages 15-24) in Colombia was 98.92 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 98.97 in 2014, while its lowest value was 96.28 in 1993.

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
1993 96.28
1996 97.57
2004 98.41
2005 98.37
2006 98.19
2007 98.42
2008 98.43
2009 98.43
2010 98.52
2011 98.72
2014 98.97
2015 98.92

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

Literacy rate, youth male (% of males ages 15-24) in Colombia was 98.16 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 98.16 in 2015, while its lowest value was 94.64 in 1993.

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
1993 94.64
1996 96.39
2004 97.55
2005 97.52
2006 97.53
2007 97.48
2008 97.55
2009 97.44
2010 97.68
2011 97.76
2014 98.11
2015 98.16

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

Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24) in Colombia was 98.53 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 98.54 in 2014, while its lowest value was 95.48 in 1993.

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
1993 95.48
1996 97.00
2004 97.99
2005 97.96
2006 97.88
2007 97.97
2008 97.99
2009 97.94
2010 98.10
2011 98.24
2014 98.54
2015 98.53

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

Literacy rate, adult female (% of females ages 15 and above) in Colombia was 94.42 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 94.48 in 2014, while its lowest value was 91.15 in 1993.

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
1993 91.15
1996 91.31
2004 92.71
2005 92.91
2006 92.22
2007 92.85
2008 93.44
2009 93.42
2010 93.49
2011 93.67
2014 94.48
2015 94.42

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

Literacy rate, adult male (% of males ages 15 and above) in Colombia was 94.06 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 94.06 in 2015, while its lowest value was 90.97 in 1993.

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
1993 90.97
1996 91.09
2004 92.90
2005 92.78
2006 92.39
2007 92.43
2008 93.32
2009 93.06
2010 93.25
2011 93.49
2014 93.87
2015 94.06

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

Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) in Colombia was 94.25 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 94.25 in 2015, while its lowest value was 91.06 in 1993.

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
1993 91.06
1996 91.21
2004 92.80
2005 92.85
2006 92.30
2007 92.65
2008 93.38
2009 93.24
2010 93.37
2011 93.58
2014 94.19
2015 94.25

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes