Zambia: Female literacy rate, ages 15-24

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 Zambia

Female literacy rate, ages 15-24

 Latest value 92.80
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 72.64
 Min - Max 58.48 - 92.80
 Source UNESCO
For that indicator, we provide data for Zambia from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Zambia during that period was 72.64 percent with a minimum of 58.48 percent in 2007 and a maximum of 92.8 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 92.8 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 34 countries is 91.74 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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 Female to male ratio, students at tertiary level education 0.75 2012 percent
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