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Mexico - Adult (15+) literacy rate

94.5 (%) in 2015

In 2015, adult literacy rate for Mexico was 94.5 %. Adult literacy rate of Mexico increased from 87.6 % in 1990 to 94.5 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 0.55 %.

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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 Mexico adult literacy rate?

Date Value Change, %
2015 94.5 -0.09 %
2014 94.6 0.63 %
2013 94.0 -0.28 %
2012 94.2 0.76 %
2011 93.5 0.48 %
2010 93.1 -0.40 %
2009 93.4 0.56 %
2008 92.9 0.14 %
2007 92.8 1.16 %
2006 91.7 0.11 %
2005 91.6 0.74 %
2004 91.0