Literacy rate, women aged 65 and above

percent, 1975–2016

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Country197519761977197819791980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Afghanistan0.591.181.782.382.973.574.164.765.365.956.557.157.748.348.949.5310.1310.7211.3211.9212.5113.1113.7114.3014.9015.5016.0916.6917.2917.8818.4819.0719.67
Albania89.7087.2084.7082.2079.7077.2074.7072.2074.5876.9579.3383.89
Algeria4.424.494.554.614.674.744.804.864.934.995.055.115.185.245.305.365.245.114.984.857.009.15
Andorra100.00100.00
Angola18.8618.2917.7217.1516.5816.0115.4414.8614.2913.7213.1512.5812.0111.44
Anguilla87.74
Argentina85.1085.6186.1286.6387.1487.6588.1688.6789.1889.6990.2090.7190.9991.2691.5491.8292.1092.3892.6692.9493.2293.5093.6093.7193.8193.9294.0294.1394.2394.3494.4494.5594.6594.7694.8694.97
Armenia85.1386.0086.8687.7288.5989.4590.3291.1892.0492.9193.7794.6395.5095.8196.1196.4296.7397.0497.3497.6597.9698.2798.57
Aruba87.5787.5987.6187.6487.6687.6887.7187.7387.7687.7887.80
Azerbaijan86.6687.5688.4789.3790.2791.1792.0792.9793.8895.8497.8197.6297.8097.9698.0898.1698.2198.27
Bahrain4.604.995.395.796.186.586.987.387.778.178.5710.4712.3814.2916.2018.1020.0121.9223.8325.7327.6428.1228.5929.0629.5430.0130.4930.9631.4331.91
Bangladesh4.154.444.745.045.345.645.946.246.546.837.137.978.819.6410.4811.3212.1512.9913.8314.6615.5013.5611.619.677.735.793.843.964.084.204.328.4612.6016.7420.8825.02
Belarus83.2184.6686.1287.5889.0390.4991.9593.4094.8696.3297.7797.8197.8597.8997.9397.9798.0198.0598.0998.1398.17
Belize44.71
Benin3.773.352.922.502.081.961.841.721.601.481.36
Bhutan5.164.984.794.614.424.244.053.87
Bolivia17.9818.6419.3019.9720.6321.2921.9622.6223.2823.9524.6125.2725.9426.6027.2627.9328.5929.1629.7430.3130.8831.4532.0232.6033.1733.7435.1036.4537.8139.1640.5241.8748.7545.4049.5453.6961.4358.9556.4854.01
Bosnia and Herzegovina34.1738.4442.7146.9751.2455.5159.7764.0468.3172.5874.3276.0677.8079.5581.2983.0384.7786.5288.2690.0091.7484.9378.11
Botswana30.8430.5130.1729.8429.5029.1628.8328.4928.1627.8227.4927.1526.82
Brazil40.6241.5842.5343.4944.4445.4046.3547.3148.2649.2250.1751.1352.0853.0453.9954.9555.9056.8657.8158.7759.7260.7061.6762.6463.6265.1866.7567.1367.6367.5969.3970.6572.0371.4972.82
Brunei18.4217.6416.8516.0715.2914.5013.7212.9312.1511.3710.5811.5012.4113.3314.2415.1516.0716.9817.8918.8119.7222.1324.5326.9329.3431.7434.1436.5538.9541.3543.76
Bulgaria95.0495.2195.3895.5595.7295.8996.0696.2396.4096.5896.75
Burkina Faso0.620.610.610.610.600.600.590.590.580.580.570.570.570.560.560.550.550.590.640.690.740.780.830.870.910.961.001.041.091.762.441.165.014.594.173.763.342.922.502.08
Burundi0.240.360.480.590.710.820.941.051.171.291.401.522.323.133.934.745.546.357.157.968.769.5710.0110.4610.9111.3511.8012.2512.6913.1413.3013.4613.6113.7713.9314.09
Ivory Coast1.601.872.142.422.692.963.233.503.784.054.323.973.624.455.286.116.937.768.599.4210.2511.0811.9112.7413.5711.9810.40
Cape Verde14.4514.7315.0115.2915.5715.8516.1316.4116.6916.9717.2617.5417.8218.1018.3818.6618.9419.2219.5019.7820.0620.3420.6221.3122.0022.69
Cambodia10.3611.2412.1313.0113.8914.7815.6619.3623.0626.7630.4618.62
Cameroon4.104.404.705.005.305.605.906.206.516.817.117.417.718.018.318.618.919.219.519.8110.1110.4110.7111.0111.3110.7610.219.679.128.578.027.488.9710.4711.96
Cayman Islands98.62
Central African Republic0.530.841.161.481.792.112.422.743.063.373.694.014.324.644.554.464.374.284.194.104.013.923.833.743.663.574.946.307.679.0410.4111.7813.1514.5215.8917.26
Chad0.210.200.200.200.200.190.190.190.210.240.260.290.310.330.360.380.400.430.450.470.500.520.553.19
Chile74.4675.1175.7576.4077.0577.6978.3478.9879.6380.2880.9281.3581.7782.1982.6283.0483.4683.8984.3184.7385.1686.8388.5090.1791.8393.5095.1795.3691.8188.2788.3788.47
China6.196.436.666.907.137.377.617.848.0811.4914.9118.3321.7525.1728.5932.0135.4238.8442.2644.3046.3448.3850.4152.4554.4956.5358.5760.6162.64
Macau41.9241.8041.6841.5541.4341.3141.1941.0740.9540.8240.7040.5840.4640.3440.2240.0939.9739.8539.7339.6139.4940.4541.4242.3943.3544.3247.4050.4853.5756.6559.7362.2064.6667.1369.6072.06
Colombia70.6270.6170.6070.5970.8871.1671.4471.7272.0172.2972.5772.8574.6773.2974.7575.3175.4475.3577.2578.0378.8279.6079.90
Comoros20.3620.4920.6320.7620.8921.0321.1621.3021.4321.5621.7021.8321.9722.1022.2322.3722.5022.6322.7722.9023.0421.3819.7218.0616.4014.7413.0911.439.778.116.454.793.14
Congo (Brazzaville)61.38
Costa Rica78.1578.4578.7679.0679.3779.6879.9880.2980.5980.9081.2181.5181.8282.1282.4382.7383.0483.7284.3985.0785.7586.4387.1087.7888.4689.1389.8190.49
Croatia81.9782.7883.5984.4185.2286.0386.8487.6588.4789.2890.0990.6591.2291.7892.3492.9093.4794.0394.5995.1595.72
Cuba99.1799.1799.1799.1799.1799.1799.1799.1799.1799.1799.17
Cyprus59.9161.5963.2764.9566.6368.3169.9971.6773.3575.0376.5878.1379.6881.2382.7984.3485.8987.4488.9990.55
North Korea99.99
Congo (Kinshasa)8.4411.6914.9318.1721.4224.6627.9026.4925.0723.6522.2420.8221.4422.0722.6923.32
Dominican Republic36.9138.0539.1940.3341.4742.6143.7444.8846.0247.1648.3049.4450.5851.7252.8654.0055.1456.2857.4158.5559.6960.8361.7062.5663.4364.2965.1665.9066.6467.3769.6071.5874.7977.6177.16
Ecuador52.5253.3854.2455.1155.9756.8457.7058.5759.4360.3461.2562.1663.0763.9864.9065.8166.7267.6368.5469.4566.1062.7459.3956.0352.6849.3354.9660.5966.6364.9369.5869.7272.2372.5672.65
Egypt4.765.205.646.096.536.977.427.868.308.759.199.219.229.249.269.279.299.319.329.349.3610.9612.5614.1715.7717.3818.9820.5822.1923.7913.7916.6919.6022.5025.4026.9528.5028.80
El Salvador39.1939.7440.2840.8241.3741.9142.4543.0043.5444.0844.6345.1745.7146.2546.8047.3845.8349.3252.4050.9353.5656.1958.3260.45
Equatorial Guinea23.02
Eritrea2.934.195.446.707.969.2210.48
Estonia98.3098.4098.5198.6198.7298.8398.9399.0499.1499.2599.3599.4699.4899.5099.5299.5499.5699.5899.5999.6199.6399.6599.67
Ethiopia0.724.127.51
Gabon4.877.229.5811.9314.2816.6418.9921.3423.7026.0528.4030.7533.1135.4637.8140.1742.5244.8747.2349.58
Gambia6.135.785.435.084.734.394.043.693.342.992.642.291.941.60
Georgia98.4198.4498.4898.5198.5598.5898.6198.6598.6898.7298.7598.7998.82
Ghana20.6120.9021.1821.4621.7422.0222.3022.5822.8623.1423.42
Greece53.4454.8156.1857.5558.9260.2961.6663.0364.4065.7767.1468.5469.9371.3372.7374.1375.5376.9378.3279.7281.1277.5073.8870.2566.6368.2869.9370.0670.1979.3788.54
Greenland100.00
Guatemala35.5735.4435.3235.2035.0834.9534.8334.7134.5934.2133.8433.4733.1032.7332.3631.9931.6131.2430.8738.7540.66
Guinea2.382.382.392.402.402.412.422.422.412.392.382.372.352.342.322.833.333.834.33
Guinea Bissau2.342.442.552.662.772.872.983.093.203.313.413.523.633.743.843.954.064.174.274.384.494.604.474.354.234.103.983.863.733.613.493.363.243.122.992.87
Guyana70.1965.5260.8456.1751.5046.82
Haiti15.2815.2815.2815.2915.2915.2915.2915.2915.3015.3015.3015.3015.3015.3015.3115.3115.3115.3115.3115.3115.3215.3211.938.555.17
Honduras42.3343.2044.0744.9345.8046.6647.5348.2548.9749.6946.4553.8854.6556.9456.2263.44
Hungary96.26
India7.798.268.739.199.6610.1310.6011.0711.5312.0012.4713.1913.9114.6315.3416.0616.7817.5018.2218.9319.6519.3819.1118.8418.5718.3019.9821.6623.3425.0226.70
Indonesia39.7650.8761.9952.8443.7049.3850.7552.1157.3462.5767.8058.8660.20
Iran3.543.924.304.685.075.455.836.226.606.987.378.319.2610.2111.1612.1011.7911.4811.1610.8510.5310.9511.3711.7912.2112.6313.0513.4713.8914.3116.1316.4116.7017.6918.6719.6620.6422.4622.45
Iraq6.757.327.908.489.059.6310.2110.7811.3611.9412.5213.0913.6714.25
Israel74.70
Italy87.6788.0088.3288.6588.9789.3089.6289.9590.2790.6090.9291.2591.5791.9092.2292.5592.8793.2093.5293.8594.1794.3694.5494.7294.9095.0995.2795.4595.6495.8296.00
Jamaica56.29
Jordan5.415.916.416.927.427.938.438.939.449.9410.4510.9511.4511.9612.4612.9613.4713.9714.4814.9815.4815.9916.4917.0017.5019.2120.9223.0625.2026.6528.1029.5533.5080.10
Kazakhstan72.3474.6476.9579.2581.5683.8686.1688.4790.7793.0895.3895.6895.9796.2796.5796.8797.1697.4697.7698.0698.3599.52
Kenya23.2423.8524.4625.0625.6726.2826.8827.4928.8430.1831.5332.8834.2235.5736.92
Kuwait4.715.185.666.136.607.077.588.108.629.139.6510.5511.4612.3613.2614.1715.0715.9716.8817.7818.6919.9221.1522.3823.6124.8526.0827.3128.5429.7731.0132.9034.7936.8138.5540.2944.4348.5749.1549.9050.64
Kyrgyzstan87.4387.7288.0188.3088.5888.8789.1689.4589.7390.0290.31
Laos6.698.6310.5712.5114.4516.4010.0211.5313.0414.5616.0716.4616.8517.2417.6318.0218.41
Latvia96.5896.8397.0797.3197.5697.8098.0498.2898.5398.7799.0199.2599.3299.3899.4499.5099.5699.6299.6899.7499.8099.8699.92
Lebanon43.9845.0846.18
Lesotho72.1371.2370.3469.4568.5667.6766.7765.8864.9964.1063.3362.5661.7861.0160.24
Liberia3.443.693.934.174.424.664.905.155.395.635.886.126.366.616.857.097.347.587.828.068.318.558.799.04
Libya0.90
Lithuania89.1690.0090.8491.6992.5393.3794.2195.0595.8996.7497.5898.4299.2699.3299.3799.4399.4899.5499.5999.6499.7099.7599.81
Madagascar30.9231.5132.1032.6933.2833.8734.4635.0535.6436.2336.8237.4138.00
Malawi8.159.3410.5411.7412.9414.1415.3416.5317.7318.9320.1321.3320.6119.8919.1818.4617.7417.0316.3115.5914.8714.1613.4412.7213.5114.2915.0815.8615.61
Malaysia8.339.089.8310.5811.3212.0712.8213.5714.3115.0615.8116.5618.1019.6521.2022.7524.3025.8527.4028.9530.4931.8433.1934.5435.8937.2438.5939.9441.2942.6443.99
Maldives68.7570.4372.1173.7975.4777.1578.8380.5182.2083.5684.9286.2887.6489.0089.0589.1189.1689.2289.2789.2789.2789.2789.2789.2789.6590.0390.4190.7991.1791.5591.6291.6991.7791.8491.9291.9992.0692.14
Mali0.450.550.640.740.840.941.041.141.241.341.431.531.631.731.831.932.032.132.222.322.422.522.622.772.923.073.233.383.533.683.833.262.702.131.565.945.124.303.482.66
Malta64.6665.3365.9966.6667.3368.0068.6769.3370.0070.6771.3472.2973.2574.2175.1776.1377.0978.0579.0179.9680.9281.7282.5283.3284.1284.9285.72
Marshall Islands84.66
Mauritania26.4424.3822.3120.2518.1816.1114.0511.98
Mauritius40.0540.2640.4840.6940.9141.1241.3441.5541.7741.9842.2043.3444.4845.6246.7647.9149.0550.1951.3352.4753.6154.75
Mexico52.8853.2553.6354.0054.3854.7655.1355.5155.8956.2656.6457.1657.6758.1958.7059.2259.7360.2560.7661.2861.7960.4659.1361.1963.2664.0966.4268.3067.9470.4967.1868.5671.8272.7474.1673.14
Mongolia82.8183.8084.7985.7786.7687.7588.7389.7290.7191.6992.68
Montenegro36.3038.0339.7641.4943.2244.9546.6848.4150.1451.8753.6056.0358.4660.9063.3365.7768.2070.6373.0775.5077.9480.3782.8083.7584.6985.6386.5787.5188.4589.3990.34
Morocco1.061.071.091.111.131.141.161.181.201.211.231.251.271.481.691.902.112.332.542.752.963.173.394.064.725.396.066.6011.7316.8617.66
Mozambique1.381.561.741.922.102.282.462.642.833.013.193.373.553.733.914.094.274.454.564.674.784.895.015.125.335.555.775.996.206.42
Burma (Myanmar)49.9250.8051.6852.5753.4554.3355.2156.0956.9757.8558.7359.6160.4961.3762.2563.1364.0164.8963.9162.9361.9560.9759.9959.0158.0357.0556.0755.0954.1153.1352.1551.1750.1849.20
Namibia31.1532.7034.2535.8037.3538.9040.4441.9943.5445.0946.6445.5844.5243.4742.4141.3540.2944.0547.8251.5855.34
Nepal3.923.883.843.803.763.723.683.643.593.553.513.583.643.713.783.843.913.974.044.104.174.354.544.734.915.105.285.475.655.846.03
Nicaragua43.5644.7846.0147.2348.45
Niger1.671.671.661.661.661.621.581.531.491.451.411.36
Nigeria11.4411.0910.7410.3810.039.689.338.988.638.287.937.587.238.008.769.5310.3011.06
Oman6.726.466.205.945.685.427.9310.4412.0913.7415.3817.0317.52
Pakistan4.664.855.035.225.415.605.795.976.166.356.546.736.917.107.297.487.677.857.837.817.787.767.737.717.689.609.429.239.3923.769.889.499.139.96
Palau74.5775.2876.0076.7277.4378.1578.8779.5880.3081.0281.7382.4583.1783.8884.6085.3286.0386.7587.4688.1888.9089.6190.3391.0591.7692.4893.2093.9194.6395.3596.0696.7897.5098.2189.7881.35
West Bank and Gaza10.3511.8013.2414.6916.1417.5819.0320.4822.8325.1827.3927.0232.0033.5934.0638.6842.5744.5646.7849.84
Panama68.9669.0169.0669.1169.1569.2069.2569.3069.3569.4069.4570.0670.6671.2771.8872.4873.0973.7074.3074.9175.5176.0576.5877.1277.6578.1878.7279.2579.7980.3280.85
Papua New Guinea24.21
Paraguay43.3645.4847.6049.7251.8553.9756.0958.2160.3362.4664.5865.1965.7966.4067.0067.6168.2268.8269.4370.0470.6471.2571.8572.4673.0773.6776.0874.7174.0875.0476.0076.9677.9277.67
Peru49.3949.3049.2249.1349.0548.9648.8848.7948.7148.6248.5448.4550.5050.6851.9254.1956.4658.7260.9963.2663.1062.9466.0167.38
Philippines45.6648.3351.0153.6856.3559.0361.7064.3867.0569.7372.4077.6982.9888.2793.5790.8588.1385.4182.6979.9777.2581.4885.7189.9589.1888.4187.6586.8886.1286.8787.6288.3789.1289.87
Poland91.01
Portugal39.6641.1242.5744.0345.4846.9448.4049.8551.3152.7654.2255.2856.3457.4158.4759.5360.6061.6662.7263.7864.8565.9166.9768.0469.1070.1671.2372.2973.3574.4175.48
Puerto Rico63.4064.4765.5466.6167.6868.7569.8370.9071.9773.0474.1174.5975.0775.5576.0376.5176.9977.4777.9578.4378.9179.3879.8680.3480.8281.3081.7882.2682.7483.2283.70
Qatar10.9611.3511.7512.1412.5312.9213.3113.7014.1014.4914.8815.2715.8916.5117.1217.7418.3618.9719.5928.2136.8345.4435.3638.6048.4554.3771.3656.5659.41
Moldova69.7870.3570.9271.4972.0672.6273.1973.7674.3374.9075.4676.0377.5679.0980.6282.1583.6885.2186.7488.2789.8091.3392.8694.39
Romania82.4483.0383.6284.2184.8085.4085.9986.5887.1787.7688.3689.1689.9790.7791.5892.3893.1994.0094.8095.61
Russia83.5984.6185.6486.6787.6988.7289.7490.7791.8092.8293.8594.8895.9096.9397.1897.4497.6997.9598.2098.4698.7198.97
Rwanda0.801.021.241.461.681.902.132.352.572.793.013.233.463.683.904.124.344.574.795.015.235.455.677.148.6110.0811.5513.0114.4815.9517.4218.8920.3516.7813.20
Samoa92.2792.4792.6792.8793.0893.2893.4893.6893.8994.0994.2994.4994.7094.9095.1095.3095.5195.7195.9196.1196.32
Saint Thomas and Principe7.467.848.228.608.989.369.7410.1210.5010.8811.2612.1913.1214.0614.9915.9216.8517.7818.7119.6420.5820.9521.3221.7022.0722.4422.8223.1924.9826.7728.5530.34
Saudi Arabia2.923.243.563.874.194.504.825.145.456.878.299.7011.1213.9516.7819.6122.4425.2828.1130.9433.7736.60
Senegal2.912.953.003.053.103.143.193.243.283.333.383.423.473.523.564.124.685.245.808.4611.1213.7811.008.237.627.02
Serbia88.7089.8691.0392.1993.3694.52
Seychelles55.2256.0456.8557.6658.4759.2860.0960.9061.7962.6963.5964.4865.3866.2867.1768.0768.8069.5470.2771.0171.7472.4773.2173.94
Sierra Leone5.514.944.373.803.242.672.101.540.970.40
Singapore15.7917.0618.3319.6020.8722.1323.4024.6725.9427.2128.4829.7531.0232.2933.5634.8336.0937.3638.6339.9041.1743.4245.6847.9350.1852.4454.6956.9559.2061.4563.7166.0768.4370.8073.1675.52
Slovenia98.82
South Africa55.4454.9154.3953.8753.3452.8252.2951.7751.2550.7250.2049.6749.1548.6348.1047.5847.0647.4547.8448.2348.6249.0149.4149.8050.1950.5850.9751.3657.8464.3263.3364.2665.5666.4367.2968.67
South Sudan5.95
Spain72.1673.5274.8976.2577.6178.9880.3481.7183.0784.4385.8085.9786.1486.3286.4986.6686.8487.0187.1987.3687.5387.7187.8888.0589.6490.0490.4489.6690.0190.2590.7191.1791.8392.1392.3492.96
Sri Lanka55.9956.6357.2757.9158.5559.1959.8360.4761.1161.7562.3963.0363.6764.3164.9565.5966.2366.8767.5168.1568.7968.0867.3666.6565.9465.2365.9366.6368.2169.79
Sudan8.288.598.909.219.529.8310.1410.4510.76
Suriname55.7257.7259.7261.7263.7269.0474.3672.9471.53
Swaziland9.8710.5211.1711.8212.4713.1213.7714.4215.0715.7216.3717.3218.2819.2320.1821.1422.0923.0424.0024.9525.9126.8627.8128.7729.7230.7631.7932.8333.8634.9035.9336.9738.0039.0440.07
Syria5.796.577.358.148.929.7010.4811.2712.0512.8313.6114.4015.1815.9616.7517.5318.3119.0919.8820.6621.4422.2222.6223.01
Tajikistan75.5177.1078.6980.2881.8783.4685.0586.6488.2389.8291.4193.00
Thailand22.0623.9525.8427.7429.6331.5333.4235.3237.2139.1041.0042.8944.7946.6848.5850.4752.3654.2656.1558.0559.9460.9761.9963.0264.0465.0770.4675.8581.2386.6292.0185.5579.0972.6472.9573.27
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)62.5964.0765.5567.0368.5169.9971.4772.9574.42
Timor Leste7.71
Togo6.266.296.316.336.366.386.417.218.028.829.009.178.457.737.016.29
Tonga96.9396.9296.9296.9196.9096.8996.8896.8796.8696.8596.8496.8396.8296.8196.8096.8096.7996.7896.7796.7696.7596.8496.9397.0297.1197.2197.3097.3997.4897.5797.6697.9098.1398.3798.6098.84
Trinidad and Tobago76.3176.3176.3176.3176.3176.3176.3076.3076.3076.3076.30
Tunisia3.833.934.024.124.214.304.404.494.594.684.774.874.965.065.155.245.345.435.535.625.716.076.426.7710.699.959.229.6510.9817.6824.38
Turkey16.2315.1914.1413.0912.0411.0012.0713.1514.2315.3116.3817.3118.2319.1620.0821.0122.0022.9923.9824.9725.9626.9527.9528.9429.9330.9231.9132.9033.8934.8836.0535.3638.1342.5646.9850.4157.9963.1865.0966.2367.43
Turkmenistan85.37
Uganda7.187.958.739.5010.2711.0411.8112.5813.3514.1214.9015.6715.6915.7115.7315.7615.8415.9216.0016.0816.9817.88
Ukraine96.6896.9797.2797.5697.8698.1598.4598.7499.0499.3499.6399.93
United Arab Emirates3.664.375.095.806.517.237.948.669.3710.0910.8011.6612.5313.3914.2615.1215.9916.8517.7218.5819.4420.3121.1722.0422.9023.7724.6325.4926.3627.2228.09
Tanzania4.825.466.116.757.408.048.699.339.9810.6211.2711.9112.5513.2013.8416.1418.4420.7423.0425.3427.6429.9332.2331.0229.8129.7829.7529.71
Uruguay83.1283.5684.0084.4484.8885.3385.7786.2186.6587.0987.5487.9988.4588.9089.3689.8290.2790.7391.1991.6492.1092.5692.8693.1793.4893.7894.0994.4094.7195.0195.3295.6396.0296.4696.3696.3596.9897.0696.9197.1997.66
Uzbekistan82.9384.2485.5486.8588.1689.4790.7892.0893.3994.7096.0197.3298.6399.9399.6299.63
Vanuatu12.98
Venezuela47.9349.8151.7053.5855.4757.3659.2461.1363.0164.9065.7466.5867.4268.2569.0969.9370.7771.6172.4573.2974.1274.0473.9573.8673.7773.6873.5974.4075.2176.5977.9779.1680.3581.5482.7286.71
Vietnam38.1339.3140.4841.6542.8344.0045.1846.3547.5248.7049.8751.0552.8754.6956.5158.3360.1561.9763.7965.6167.43
Yemen1.06
Zambia17.2916.7916.2915.7918.1020.4022.7125.0127.3229.6231.9334.24
Zimbabwe45.6044.6143.6142.6141.6140.6239.6238.6237.6336.6335.6335.8636.0836.3036.5236.7536.9737.1937.4237.6437.8638.0838.3138.5338.7538.9839.2039.4239.6439.8751.0562.2473.43

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

Source: UNESCO