Literacy rate, women aged 65 and above

percent, 1975–2016

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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