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Suriname: Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24: For that indicator, UNESCO provides data for Suriname from 2004 to 2012. The average value for Suriname during that period was 97.59 percent with a minumum of 94.88 percent in 2004 and a maximum of 99.42 percent in 2008. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.