India: Male literacy rate, ages 15-24

(measure: percent; source: UNESCO)

India: Male literacy rate, ages 15-24

: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for India from 1981 to 2011. The average value for India during that period was 80.49 percent with a minumum of 66.31 percent in 1981 and a maximum of 90.04 percent in 2011. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Youth (15-24) literacy rate (%). Male is the number of males age 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life, divided by the male population in that age group. Generally, ‘literacy’ also encompasses ‘numeracy’, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.