Comoros: Literacy rate

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 Comoros

Literacy rate

 Latest value 61.71
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2022
 Average 56.83
 Min - Max 47.92 - 68.49
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for the Comoros from 1980 to 2022. The average value for the Comoros during that period was 56.83 percent with a minimum of 47.92 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 68.49 percent in 2000. The latest value from 2022 is 61.71 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 10.48 2022 percent
 Literacy rate 61.71 2022 percent
 Female literacy rate, ages 15-24 83.10 2022 percent
 Male literacy rate, ages 15-24 80.95 2022 percent
 Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 82.02 2022 percent
 Student teacher ratio, primary school 28.06 2018 students per teacher
 Primary school completion rate 81.41 2017 percent
 School starting age, primary school 6 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 1.00 2018 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.07 2018 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 0.80 2014 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 21.81 2018 percent
 Primary school enrollment 106.21 2018 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 62.87 2018 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 9.63 2014 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 50.75 2017 percent
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