Cambodia: Literacy rate

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Literacy rate

 Latest value 83.78
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1998 - 2022
 Average 76.62
 Min - Max 67.34 - 83.78
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Cambodia from 1998 to 2022. The average value for Cambodia during that period was 76.62 percent with a minimum of 67.34 percent in 1998 and a maximum of 83.78 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 83.78 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 44 countries is 77.72 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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 Education spending, percent of government spending 15.74 2021 percent
 Literacy rate 83.78 2022 percent
 Female literacy rate, ages 15-24 96.51 2022 percent
 Male literacy rate, ages 15-24 95.44 2022 percent
 Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 95.97 2022 percent
 Student teacher ratio, primary school 41.70 2018 students per teacher
 Primary school completion rate 90.70 2022 percent
 School starting age, primary school 6 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 0.98 2021 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.15 2021 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 0.88 2022 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 33.57 2021 percent
 Primary school enrollment 109.96 2022 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 57.96 2021 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 15.00 2022 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 100.00 2022 percent
 PISA math scores 336.396 2022 index points
 PISA reading scores 328.843 2022 index points
 PISA science scores 347.104 2022 index points
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