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Youth literacy rate, ages 15-24 in South America:

The average for 2018 based on 7 countries was 98.91 percent.The highest value was in Argentina: 99.51 percent and the lowest value was in Paraguay: 98.28 percent. The indicator is available from 1970 to 2018. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: UNESCO
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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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