Nigeria: Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24

(measure: percent; Source: UNESCO)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Nigeria: Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24

: For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 1991 to 2018. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 70.4 percent with a minimum of 66.38 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 75.03 percent in 2018. The latest value from 2018 is 75.03 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 77 countries is 92.18 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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