Literacy rate, people aged 65 and above

percent, 1999–2016

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Percentage of individuals aged 65 and over 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 65 years and over by the corresponding age group population and multiplying the result by 100.

Source: UNESCO