Peru: Male literacy rate, ages 15-24

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 Peru

Male literacy rate, ages 15-24

 Latest value 99.07
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1981 - 2021
 Average 98.53
 Min - Max 96.51 - 99.59
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Peru from 1981 to 2021. The average value for Peru during that period was 98.53 percent with a minimum of 96.51 percent in 1981 and a maximum of 99.59 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2021 is 99.07 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 49 countries is 96.28 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Peru - Male literacy rate, ages 15-24 - Recent values chart

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Peru - Male literacy rate, ages 15-24 - historical chart - 1981-2021




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 0.97 2021 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 0.95 2021 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 1.07 2017 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 96.44 2021 percent
 Primary school enrollment 107.66 2022 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 99.12 2022 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 71.25 2017 percent
 PISA math scores 391.236 2022 index points
 PISA reading scores 408.248 2022 index points
 PISA science scores 407.778 2022 index points
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