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Nicaragua - Adult (15+) literacy rate

82.5 (%) in 2015

In 2015, adult literacy rate for Nicaragua was 82.5 %. Between 2001 and 2015, adult literacy rate of Nicaragua grew substantially from 76.7 to 82.5 % rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 5.73 % in 2015.

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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 Nicaragua adult literacy rate?

Date Value Change, %
2015 82.5 5.73 %
2005 78.0 1.73 %
2001 76.7