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

The average for 2020 based on 2 countries was 98.8 percent.The highest value was in Mexico: 99.08 percent and the lowest value was in El Salvador: 98.52 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
Mexico 99.08 1 1980 - 2020
El Salvador 98.52 2 1992 - 2020


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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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