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Lebanon - Adult (15+) literacy rate

94.1 (%) in 2015

In 2015, adult literacy rate for Lebanon was 94.1 %. Between 2007 and 2015, adult literacy rate of Lebanon grew substantially from 89.6 to 94.1 % rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 3.14 % in 2015.

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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 Lebanon adult literacy rate?

Date Value Change, %
2015 94.1 3.14 %
2009 91.2 1.75 %
2007 89.6

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