Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 - country data from around the world:
The average for 2013 was 95.38 percent.
The highest value was in Uzbekistan: 100 percent and the lowest value was in Senegal: 55.9 percent.
Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24.
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.