Sudan: Literacy rate

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 Sudan

Literacy rate

 Latest value 60.70
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2018
 Average 58.52
 Min - Max 53.52 - 61.35
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Sudan from 2000 to 2018. The average value for Sudan during that period was 58.52 percent with a minimum of 53.52 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 61.35 percent in 2000. The latest value from 2018 is 60.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 36 countries is 82.00 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Sudan - Literacy rate - Recent values chart




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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 Literacy rate 60.70 2018 percent
 Female literacy rate, ages 15-24 73.49 2018 percent
 Male literacy rate, ages 15-24 72.51 2018 percent
 Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 73.00 2018 percent
 Primary school completion rate 66.57 2018 percent
 School starting age, primary school 6 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 0.93 2018 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.02 2018 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 1.01 2015 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 47.40 2018 percent
 Primary school enrollment 77.77 2018 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 48.36 2018 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 17.21 2015 percent
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