Nicaragua: Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24

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 Nicaragua

Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24

 Latest value 91.57
 Year 2015
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2001 - 2015
 Average 91.78
 Min - Max 87.33 - 95.34
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Nicaragua from 2001 to 2015. The average value for Nicaragua during that period was 91.78 percent with a minimum of 87.33 percent in 2001 and a maximum of 95.34 percent in 2014. The latest value from 2015 is 91.57 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2015 based on 42 countries is 91.48 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Nicaragua - 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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 School starting age, primary school 6 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 0.99 2020 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.13 2010 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 1.22 2021 percent
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 Primary school enrollment 107.18 2021 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 67.93 2010 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 19.90 2021 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 68.68 2022 percent
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