Bhutan: Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24

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 Bhutan

Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24

 Latest value 98
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2005 - 2022
 Average 87.89
 Min - Max 74.41 - 98
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Bhutan from 2005 to 2022. The average value for Bhutan during that period was 87.89 percent with a minimum of 74.41 percent in 2005 and a maximum of 98 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 98 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 44 countries is 88.00 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Bhutan - Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 - recent values




Definition: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement about their everyday life.


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 Student teacher ratio, primary school 34.67 2018 students per teacher
 Primary school completion rate 78.63 2022 percent
 School starting age, primary school 5 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 1.04 2021 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.13 2018 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 1.03 2022 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 51.93 2021 percent
 Primary school enrollment 103.80 2022 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 88.19 2022 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 17.53 2022 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 100.00 2022 percent
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