Laos: Literacy rate

(measure: percent; source: UNESCO)

Laos: Literacy rate

: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Laos from 2000 to 2011. The average value for Laos during that period was 67.33 percent with a minumum of 58.29 percent in 2011 and a maximum of 72.7 percent in 2005. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.