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Lebanon - Adult (15+) literacy rate

94.1 (%) in 2015

Lebanon adult literacy rate was 94.1 % in 2015, up by 4.95 % from 2007.

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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.

Date Value Change, %
2015 94.1 4.95 %
2007 89.6