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Brazil: Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Brazil from 1980 to 2014. The average value for Brazil during that period was 96.54 percent with a minumum of 83.91 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 98.85 percent in 2014. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.