An error occured. Details Hide
You have unsaved pages. Restore Cancel

Brazil - Adult illiterate population

11,860,005
(number)
in 2015

In 2015, adult illiteracy for Brazil was 11.9 million. Though Brazil adult illiteracy fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 2004 - 2015 period ending at 11.9 million in 2015.

The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›

Adult illiterate population. Total is the total number of adults over age 15 who cannot both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life.

Date Value Change, %
2015 11,860,005 -10.36 %
2013 13,230,660 -0.23 %
2012 13,260,616 2.42 %
2011 12,947,181 -9.21 %
2010 14,261,204 0.72 %
2009 14,159,661 -1.08 %
2008 14,314,824 1.35 %
2007 14,124,770 -2.19 %
2006 14,440,621 -5.45 %
2004 15,272,912 -9.37 %
2000 16,851,580 -11.30 %
1980 18,998,336