Tunisia - Literacy rate

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

Literacy rate, youth female (% of females ages 15-24) in Tunisia was 95.80 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 30 years was 96.32 in 2011, while its lowest value was 62.52 in 1984.

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
1984 62.52
2004 92.24
2007 94.72
2008 95.79
2010 96.09
2011 96.32
2012 95.72
2014 95.80

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

Literacy rate, youth male (% of males ages 15-24) in Tunisia was 96.61 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 30 years was 98.24 in 2011, while its lowest value was 85.74 in 1984.

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
1984 85.74
2004 96.40
2007 97.84
2008 98.13
2010 98.21
2011 98.24
2012 97.97
2014 96.61

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

Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24) in Tunisia was 96.21 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 30 years was 97.30 in 2011, while its lowest value was 74.28 in 1984.

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
1984 74.28
2004 94.34
2007 96.30
2008 96.79
2010 97.17
2011 97.30
2012 96.87
2014 96.21

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

Literacy rate, adult female (% of females ages 15 and above) in Tunisia was 72.22 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 30 years was 72.22 in 2014, while its lowest value was 35.77 in 1984.

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
1984 35.77
2004 65.35
2007 68.51
2008 70.96
2010 71.09
2011 71.73
2012 72.16
2014 72.22

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

Literacy rate, adult male (% of males ages 15 and above) in Tunisia was 86.06 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 30 years was 88.48 in 2012, while its lowest value was 60.41 in 1984.

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
1984 60.41
2004 83.39
2007 86.05
2008 86.38
2010 87.38
2011 87.76
2012 88.48
2014 86.06

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

Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) in Tunisia was 79.04 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 30 years was 80.22 in 2012, while its lowest value was 48.19 in 1984.

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
1984 48.19
2004 74.30
2007 77.19
2008 77.56
2010 79.13
2011 79.65
2012 80.22
2014 79.04

Classification

Topic: Education Indicators

Sub-Topic: Outcomes