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Greece - Adult (15+) literacy rate

97.4 (%) in 2011

In 2011, adult literacy rate for Greece was 97.4 %. Though Greece adult literacy rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 1981 - 2011 period ending at 97.4 % in 2011.

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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 Greece adult literacy rate?

Date Value Change, %
2011 97.4 3.69 %
2009 93.9 -0.03 %
2007 93.9 0.95 %
2005 93.0 -3.07 %
2001 96.0 3.65 %
1991 92.6 2.32 %
1981 90.5

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