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Nigeria - Youth literacy rate

72.8 (%) in 2015

Nigeria youth literacy rate was at level of 72.8 % in 2015, up from 66.4 % in 2008.

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What is youth literacy rate?

Youth (15-24) literacy rate (%). Total is the number of people age 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life, divided by the population in that age group. Generally, ‘literacy’ also encompasses ‘numeracy’, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.

What is Nigeria youth literacy rate?

Date Value Change, %
2015 72.8 9.65 %
2008 66.4 -3.78 %
2003 69.0 -3.08 %
1991 71.2

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