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Brazil - Youth literacy rate

98.9
(%)
in 2015

In 2015, youth literacy rate for Brazil was 98.9 %. Youth literacy rate of Brazil increased from 96.8 % in 2004 to 98.9 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 0.24 %.

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Youth (15-24) literacy rate (%). Total is the number of people age 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life, divided by the population in that age group. Generally, ‘literacy’ also encompasses ‘numeracy’, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.

Date Value Change, %
2015 98.9 0.20 %
2013 98.7 0.12 %
2012 98.6 0.13 %
2011 98.5 1.00 %
2010 97.5 -0.56 %
2009 98.1 0.23 %
2008 97.8 0.04 %
2007 97.8 0.22 %
2006 97.6 0.76 %
2004 96.8 2.82 %
2000 94.2 12.24 %
1980 83.9