India: Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24

(measure: percent; source: UNESCO)

India: Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24

: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for India from 1981 to 2015. The average value for India during that period was 74.84 percent with a minumum of 53.78 percent in 1981 and a maximum of 89.66 percent in 2015. 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 (%). Total is the number of people age 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life, divided by the population in that age group. Generally, ‘literacy’ also encompasses ‘numeracy’, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.