Literacy rate, young men aged 15 to 24

percent, 1999–2016

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    1999 Ranking
    1. Azerbaijan 99.87
    2. Kazakhstan 99.82
    3. Belarus 99.76
    4. Kyrgyzstan 99.65
    5. Vietnam 94.37
    6. Jamaica 87.31
    7. Zambia 72.62
    2016 Ranking
    1. Andorra 100.00
    2. Azerbaijan 99.96
    3. Singapore 99.91
    4. Macau 99.73
    5. Serbia 99.72
    6. Indonesia 99.68
    7. Spain 99.64
    8. West Bank and Gaza 99.45
    9. Peru 99.09
    10. Ecuador 98.98
    11. Oman 98.52
    12. Venezuela 98.44
    13. Honduras 94.95
    14. Congo (Kinshasa) 90.96
    15. Bangladesh 90.91
    16. Burma (Myanmar) 85.12
    17. Chad 40.69

    Number of males aged 15 to 24 who can both read and write, with understanding, a short simple statement on their everyday life, divided by the male population in that age group. Generally, “literacy” also encompasses “numeracy” (i.e., the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations).

    Source: UNESCO