Romania: Literacy rate

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Literacy rate

 Latest value 98.90
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1992 - 2021
 Average 97.88
 Min - Max 96.71 - 98.90
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Romania from 1992 to 2021. The average value for Romania during that period was 97.88 percent with a minimum of 96.71 percent in 1992 and a maximum of 98.9 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 98.9 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 39 countries is 91.79 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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 Secondary school enrollment 86.20 2021 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 55.27 2021 percent
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