Myanmar - Adult (15+) literacy rate

89.1 (%) in 2019

In 2019, adult literacy rate for Myanmar was 89.1 %. Though Myanmar adult literacy rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 1983 - 2019 period ending at 89.1 % in 2019.

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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 Myanmar adult literacy rate?