Literacy rate, young women aged 15 to 24

percent, 1975–2016

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    1975 Ranking
    1. Uruguay 98.84
    2. Turkey 68.25
    3. Kuwait 66.01
    4. United Arab Emirates 56.28
    5. Central African Republic 20.34
    6. Burkina Faso 6.66
    2016 Ranking
    1. Andorra 100.00
    2. Singapore 99.94
    3. Azerbaijan 99.92
    4. Macau 99.87
    5. Serbia 99.73
    6. Indonesia 99.65
    7. Spain 99.61
    8. West Bank and Gaza 99.31
    9. Ecuador 99.14
    10. Venezuela 99.09
    11. Oman 98.98
    12. Peru 98.67
    13. Honduras 97.25
    14. Bangladesh 93.54
    15. Burma (Myanmar) 84.41
    16. Congo (Kinshasa) 79.72
    17. Chad 22.39

    Percentage of females aged 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, ‘literacy’ also encompasses ‘numeracy’, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.

    Source: UNESCO