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Mexico - Elderly (65+) literacy rate

77.0 (%) in 2015

In 2015, elderly literacy rate for Mexico was 77 %. Elderly literacy rate of Mexico increased from 62.6 % in 1990 to 77 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 1.56 %.

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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 Mexico elderly literacy rate?

Date Value Change, %
2015 77.0 -0.68 %
2014 77.6 1.71 %
2013 76.2 0.87 %
2012 75.6 4.70 %
2011 72.2 0.94 %
2010 71.5 -4.54 %
2009 74.9 3.04 %
2008 72.7 0.03 %
2007 72.7 1.75 %
2006 71.4 3.84 %
2005 68.8 4.87 %
2004 65.6