Kazakhstan - Adult (15+) literacy rate

99.8 (%) in 2020

In 2020, adult literacy rate for Kazakhstan was 99.8 %. Adult literacy rate of Kazakhstan increased from 97.5 % in 1989 to 99.8 % in 2020 growing at an average annual rate of 0.58%.

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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 Kazakhstan adult literacy rate?