Malaysia: Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24

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 Malaysia

Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24

 Latest value 95.56
 Year 1991
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 1991
 Average 91.77
 Min - Max 87.97 - 95.56
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Malaysia from 1980 to 1991. The average value for Malaysia during that period was 91.77 percent with a minimum of 87.97 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 95.56 percent in 1991. The latest value from 1991 is 95.56 percent. For comparison, the world average in 1991 based on 24 countries is 83.81 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Malaysia - Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 - recent values




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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 Primary school completion rate 95.11 2022 percent
 School starting age, primary school 6 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 1.01 2020 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.06 2021 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 1.25 2022 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 87.50 2021 percent
 Primary school enrollment 97.76 2022 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 84.54 2022 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 40.27 2022 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 88.14 2022 percent
 PISA math scores 408.687 2022 index points
 PISA reading scores 388.088 2022 index points
 PISA science scores 416.306 2022 index points
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