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Gabon - Elderly (65+) literacy rate

64.8 (%) in 2015

In 2015, elderly literacy rate for Gabon was 64.8 %. Elderly literacy rate of Gabon increased from 11 % in 1993 to 64.8 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 95.88 %.

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What is elderly literacy rate?

Elderly (65+) literacy rate (%). Total is the percentage of the population age 65 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 65 years and over by the corresponding age group population and multiplying the result by 100.

What is Gabon elderly literacy rate?

Date Value Change, %
2015 64.8 6.94 %
2012 60.6 192.21 %
2004 20.7 88.49 %
1993 11.0