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Kenya - Elderly (65+) literacy rate

50.8 (%) in 2015

In 2015, elderly literacy rate for Kenya was 50.8 %. Elderly literacy rate of Kenya increased from 36.9 % in 2000 to 50.8 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 12.11%.

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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 Kenya elderly literacy rate?

Date Value Change, %
2015 50.8 -5.91 %
2014 54.0 23.35 %
2007 43.8 18.87 %
2000 36.9

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