Brazil: Literacy rate

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Literacy rate

 Latest value 94.3
 Reference 2021
 Measure percent
 Source UNESCO

For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1980 to 2021. The average value for Brazil during that period was 90.08 percent with a minimum of 74.59 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 94.3 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 94.3 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 73 countries is 83.08 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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