Mozambique: Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24

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 Mozambique

Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24

 Latest value 70.08
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2020
 Average 61.60
 Min - Max 43.64 - 70.91
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Mozambique from 1980 to 2020. The average value for Mozambique during that period was 61.6 percent with a minimum of 43.64 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 70.91 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2020 is 70.08 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 34 countries is 91.82 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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