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Honduras - Adult (15+) literacy rate

89.0 (%) in 2016

In 2016, adult literacy rate for Honduras was 89 %. Adult literacy rate of Honduras increased from 84.8 % in 2010 to 89 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 0.82 %.

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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 Honduras adult literacy rate?

Date Value Change, %
2016 89.0 1.23 %
2015 87.9 0.81 %
2014 87.2 2.03 %
2013 85.5 0.13 %
2012 85.4 0.27 %
2011 85.1 0.43 %
2010 84.8 1.40 %
2007 83.6 4.47 %
2001 80.0