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Jamaica - Adult literacy rate

88.50 (%) in 2015

In 2015, adult literacy rate for Jamaica was 88.5 %. Adult literacy rate of Jamaica increased from 79.92 % in 1999 to 88.5 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 5.35 %.

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What is adult literacy rate?

Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.

What is Jamaica adult literacy rate?

Date Value Change, %
2015 88.50 0.42 %
2014 88.13 10.28 %
1999 79.92