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Malawi: Literacy rate: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Malawi from 1987 to 2015. The average value for Malawi during that period was 60.25 percent with a minumum of 48.54 percent in 1987 and a maximum of 65.15 percent in 2014. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.