Costa Rica: Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24

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 Costa Rica

Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24

 Latest value 99.43
 Reference 2018
 Measure percent
 Source UNESCO

For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1984 to 2018. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 98.33 percent with a minimum of 97.15 percent in 1984 and a maximum of 99.43 percent in 2018. The latest value from 2018 is 99.43 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 72 countries is 91.20 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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