Tonga: Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24

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 Tonga

Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24

 Latest value 99.40
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1976 - 2021
 Average 99.48
 Min - Max 99.31 - 99.82
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Tonga from 1976 to 2021. The average value for Tonga during that period was 99.48 percent with a minimum of 99.31 percent in 1996 and a maximum of 99.82 percent in 1976. The latest value from 2021 is 99.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 49 countries is 95.80 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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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 Student teacher ratio, primary school 21.63 2015 students per teacher
 Primary school completion rate 104.18 2022 percent
 School starting age, primary school 6 2022 years
 Female to male ratio, primary school pupils 0.95 2020 percent
 Female to male ratio, secondary school students 1.18 2020 percent
 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 1.57 2020 percent
 Preprimary school enrollment 48.32 2020 percent
 Primary school enrollment 109.86 2022 percent
 Secondary school enrollment 97.10 2022 percent
 Tertiary school enrollment 20.24 2020 percent
 Trained teachers in primary education 96.91 2022 percent
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