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

The average for 2020 based on 4 countries was 98.97 percent.The highest value was in Peru: 99.44 percent and the lowest value was in Paraguay: 98.64 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
Peru 99.44 1 -
Colombia 99.01 2 -
Ecuador 98.77 3 -
Paraguay 98.64 4 -


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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