Russia: Literacy rate

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Literacy rate

 Latest value 99.7
 Reference 2020
 Measure percent
 Source UNESCO

For that indicator, we provide data for Russia from 1989 to 2020. The average value for Russia during that period was 99.31 percent with a minimum of 97.99 percent in 1989 and a maximum of 99.73 percent in 2018. The latest value from 2020 is 99.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 28 countries is 89.34 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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