Honduras: Literacy rate

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 Honduras

Literacy rate

 Latest value 88.51
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2001 - 2019
 Average 85.83
 Min - Max 80.01 - 88.99
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Honduras from 2001 to 2019. The average value for Honduras during that period was 85.83 percent with a minimum of 80.01 percent in 2001 and a maximum of 88.99 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2019 is 88.51 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 27 countries is 90.02 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Honduras - Literacy rate - recent values

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Honduras - Literacy rate - historical chart - 2001-2019




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 GDP 5.36 2022 percent
 Education spending, percent of government spending 13.50 2022 percent
 Literacy rate 88.51 2019 percent
 Female literacy rate, ages 15-24 97.29 2019 percent
 Male literacy rate, ages 15-24 94.84 2019 percent
 Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 96.08 2019 percent
 Student teacher ratio, primary school 25.60 2017 students per teacher
 Primary school completion rate 84.82 2012 percent
 School starting age, primary school 6 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 1.00 2012 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.22 2012 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 1.28 2019 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 33.77 2021 percent
 Primary school enrollment 83.80 2021 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 64.18 2012 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 25.13 2019 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 87.21 2004 percent
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