Madagascar: Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24

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 Madagascar

Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24

 Latest value 80.73
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2022
 Average 73.52
 Min - Max 57.63 - 84.43
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Madagascar from 2000 to 2022. The average value for Madagascar during that period was 73.52 percent with a minimum of 57.63 percent in 2005 and a maximum of 84.43 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2022 is 80.73 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 44 countries is 88.00 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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 Literacy rate 77.48 2022 percent
 Female literacy rate, ages 15-24 80.66 2022 percent
 Male literacy rate, ages 15-24 80.81 2022 percent
 Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 80.73 2022 percent
 Student teacher ratio, primary school 39.81 2018 students per teacher
 Primary school completion rate 59.33 2022 percent
 School starting age, primary school 6 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 1.02 2019 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.04 2019 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 1.02 2022 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 40.15 2019 percent
 Primary school enrollment 138.19 2022 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 35.15 2021 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 6.15 2022 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 15.27 2019 percent
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