Literacy rate, women aged 65 and above

percent, 1975–2016

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    1975 Ranking
    1. Uruguay 83.12
    2. Turkey 16.23
    3. Kuwait 4.71
    4. United Arab Emirates 3.66
    5. Burkina Faso 0.62
    6. Central African Republic 0.53
    2016 Ranking
    1. Andorra 100.00
    2. Azerbaijan 98.27
    3. Serbia 94.52
    4. Spain 92.96
    5. Venezuela 86.71
    6. Ecuador 72.65
    7. Macau 72.06
    8. Peru 67.38
    9. Honduras 63.44
    10. Indonesia 60.20
    11. West Bank and Gaza 49.84
    12. Burma (Myanmar) 49.20
    13. Bangladesh 25.02
    14. Congo (Kinshasa) 23.32
    15. Chad 3.19

    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