Libya: Literacy rate

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 Libya

Literacy rate

 Latest value 76.50
 Year 1994
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1984 - 1994
 Average 68.33
 Min - Max 60.16 - 76.50
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Libya from 1984 to 1994. The average value for Libya during that period was 68.33 percent with a minimum of 60.16 percent in 1984 and a maximum of 76.5 percent in 1994. The latest value from 1994 is 76.5 percent. For comparison, the world average in 1994 based on 9 countries is 65.65 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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 Female literacy rate, ages 15-24 96.30 1994 percent
 Male literacy rate, ages 15-24 99.42 1994 percent
 Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 97.90 1994 percent
 Student teacher ratio, primary school 16.90 1983 students per teacher
 Primary school completion rate 104.36 1983 percent
 School starting age, primary school 6 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 0.96 2006 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.18 2006 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 1.09 2003 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 9.82 2006 percent
 Primary school enrollment 106.92 2006 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 97.45 2006 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 61.60 2003 percent
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