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Morocco - Adult (15+) literacy rate

71.7 (%) in 2015

In 2015, adult literacy rate for Morocco was 71.7 %. Adult literacy rate of Morocco increased from 41.6 % in 1994 to 71.7 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 9.88 %.

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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 Morocco adult literacy rate?

Date Value Change, %
2015 71.7 3.29 %
2012 69.4 3.49 %
2011 67.1 19.61 %
2009 56.1 1.70 %
2008 55.1 5.43 %
2004 52.3 25.75 %
1994 41.6 37.47 %
1982 30.3

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