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Singapore - Youth literacy rate

99.9 (%) in 2016

In 2016, youth literacy rate for Singapore was 99.9 %. Youth literacy rate of Singapore increased from 96.3 % in 1980 to 99.9 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 0.42 %.

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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 Singapore youth literacy rate?

Date Value Change, %
2016 99.9 0.14 %
2015 99.8 -0.12 %
2014 99.9 0.00 %
2013 99.9 0.00 %
2012 99.9 0.01 %
2011 99.9 0.14 %
2010 99.8 0.25 %
2000 99.5 0.54 %
1990 99.0 2.78 %
1980 96.3