Montenegro: Literacy rate

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 Montenegro

Literacy rate

 Latest value 98.98
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1981 - 2021
 Average 95.66
 Min - Max 89.64 - 98.98
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Montenegro from 1981 to 2021. The average value for Montenegro during that period was 95.66 percent with a minimum of 89.64 percent in 1981 and a maximum of 98.98 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 98.98 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 39 countries is 91.79 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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Literacy rate 98.98 2021 percent
 Female literacy rate, ages 15-24 98.91 2021 percent
 Male literacy rate, ages 15-24 99.17 2021 percent
 Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 99.05 2021 percent
 Primary school completion rate 104.17 2022 percent
 School starting age, primary school 6 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 1.00 2021 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.02 2021 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 1.28 2022 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 72.87 2021 percent
 Primary school enrollment 100.69 2022 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 91.26 2022 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 56.07 2022 percent
 PISA math scores 405.601 2022 index points
 PISA reading scores 405.020 2022 index points
 PISA science scores 403.130 2022 index points
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