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India: Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for India from 1981 to 2011. The average value for India during that period was 71.88 percent with a minumum of 53.78 percent in 1981 and a maximum of 86.14 percent in 2011. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.