Kenya Literacy rate
(percent, source: UNESCO)
Kenya Literacy rate: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Kenya from 2000 to 2010. The average value for Kenya during that period was 83.82 percent with a minumum of 81.84 percent in 2007 and a maximum of 87.38 percent in 2010.
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World Bank definition: Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Total is the percentage of the population age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, ‘literacy’ also encompasses ‘numeracy’, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of literates aged 15 years and over by the corresponding age group population and multiplying the result by 100.