China: Male literacy rate, ages 15-24

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 China

Male literacy rate, ages 15-24

 Latest value 99.81
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1982 - 2020
 Average 98.18
 Min - Max 95.21 - 99.81
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for China from 1982 to 2020. The average value for China during that period was 98.18 percent with a minimum of 95.21 percent in 1982 and a maximum of 99.81 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 99.81 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 34 countries is 91.97 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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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 Secondary school enrollment 93.31 2012 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 71.98 2022 percent
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