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Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24, 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 2 countries was 99.36 percent.The highest value was in Spain: 99.62 percent and the lowest value was in North Macedonia: 99.09 percent. The indicator is available from 1970 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: UNESCO
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Countries Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24, 2020 Global rank Available data
Spain 99.62 1 1981 - 2020
North Macedonia 99.09 2 1994 - 2020


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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