Literacy rate, 2020 - Country rankings:
The average for 2020 based on 2 countries was 98.48 percent.The highest value was in Spain: 98.59 percent and the lowest value was in North Macedonia: 98.36 percent. The indicator is available from 1970 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
Measure: percent; Source: UNESCO
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Literacy rate, 2020
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Definition: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement about their everyday life.