Brazil: Literacy rate

(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
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Brazil: Literacy rate, 1980 - 2018:

For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1980 to 2018. The average value for Brazil during that period was 89.82 percent with a minimum of 74.59 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 93.23 percent in 2018. The latest value from 2018 is 93.23 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 77 countries is 85.28 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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