North Korea: Literacy rate

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

North Korea: Literacy rate

: For that indicator, we provide data for North Korea from 2008 to 2008. The average value for North Korea during that period was 100 percent with a minimum of 100 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 100 percent in 2008. The latest value from 2008 is 100 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2008 based on 33 countries is 82.79 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.
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