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Bangladesh - Adult literacy rate

73.91 (%) in 2018

In 2018, adult literacy rate for Bangladesh was 73.91 %. Adult literacy rate of Bangladesh increased from 47.49 % in 2001 to 73.91 % in 2018 growing at an average annual rate of 5.35%.

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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 Bangladesh adult literacy rate?

Date Value Change, %
2018 73.91 1.40 %
2017 72.89 0.18 %
2016 72.76 11.70 %
2015 65.14 6.62 %
2014 61.09 0.13 %
2013 61.02 5.45 %
2012 57.86 -1.55 %
2011 58.77 25.94 %
2007 46.66 -1.73 %
2001 47.49 34.45 %
1991 35.32 20.84 %
1981 29.23

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