Ethiopia: Literacy rate

(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
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Ethiopia: Literacy rate, 1994 - 2017:

For that indicator, we provide data for Ethiopia from 1994 to 2017. The average value for Ethiopia during that period was 36.7 percent with a minimum of 27.01 percent in 1994 and a maximum of 51.77 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2017 is 51.77 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 33 countries is 84.36 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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