Bangladesh - Adult (15+) literacy rate

74.9 (%) in 2020

In 2020, adult literacy rate for Bangladesh was 74.9 %. Adult literacy rate of Bangladesh increased from 58.8 % in 2011 to 74.9 % in 2020 growing at an average annual rate of 2.81%.

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What is adult literacy rate?

Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Total is the percentage of the population age 15 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 literates aged 15 years and over by the corresponding age group population and multiplying the result by 100.

What is Bangladesh adult literacy rate?