* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Nigeria: Female literacy rate, ages 15-24: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Nigeria from 1991 to 2008. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 60.32 percent with a minumum of 57.95 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 62.49 percent in 1991. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.