Belize: Literacy rate

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Literacy rate

 Latest value 80.90
 Year 2001
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2001
 Average 75.60
 Min - Max 70.30 - 80.90
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Belize from 1991 to 2001. The average value for Belize during that period was 75.6 percent with a minimum of 70.3 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 80.9 percent in 2001. The latest value from 2001 is 80.9 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2001 based on 31 countries is 83.70 percent. 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.

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