Liberia: Female literacy rate, ages 15-24

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 Liberia

Female literacy rate, ages 15-24

 Latest value 71.85
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1984 - 2019
 Average 50.32
 Min - Max 33.72 - 71.85
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Liberia from 1984 to 2019. The average value for Liberia during that period was 50.32 percent with a minimum of 33.72 percent in 1984 and a maximum of 71.85 percent in 2019. The latest value from 2019 is 71.85 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 42 countries is 88.17 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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 Male literacy rate, ages 15-24 86.23 2019 percent
 Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 77.46 2019 percent
 Student teacher ratio, primary school 22.32 2017 students per teacher
 Primary school completion rate 57.24 2017 percent
 School starting age, primary school 6 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 1.00 2020 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 0.98 2020 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 0.61 2012 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 128.48 2020 percent
 Primary school enrollment 72.92 2020 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 37.81 2020 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 11.26 2012 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 66.54 2020 percent
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