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Afghanistan - Adult literacy rate

38.17 (%) in 2015

In 2015, adult literacy rate for Afghanistan was 38.17 %. Adult literacy rate of Afghanistan increased from 18.16 % in 1979 to 38.17 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 47.53 %.

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What is adult literacy rate?

Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.

What is Afghanistan adult literacy rate?

Date Value Change, %
2015 38.17 20.25 %
2011 31.74 74.81 %
1979 18.16

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