Literacy Rate, Adult Total for the European Union: 99.13 % of People Ages 15 and Above as of 01-01-2016

Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Total is the percentage of the population age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, 'literacy' also encompasses 'numeracy', the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of literates aged 15 years and over by the corresponding age group population and multiplying the result by 100. Nations that are included in this data series are listed at Source Indicator: SE.ADT.LITR.ZS

Category, Region, Data Source:



Last Value 99.13 % of People Ages 15 and Above
Latest Period 2016-01-01
Last Updated 2019-05-03 13:23:02-05
Frequency A
Average Growth Rate 0.05
Long Term Average 98.54
Value from 1 Year Ago 99.1053
Change from 1 Year Ago 0.02
Unit % of People Ages 15 and Above
Adjustment % of People Ages 15 and Above

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