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Spain - Elderly (65+) literacy rate

94.7 (%) in 2016

In 2016, elderly literacy rate for Spain was 94.7 %. Elderly literacy rate of Spain increased from 92.7 % in 2007 to 94.7 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 0.23 %.

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What is elderly literacy rate?

Elderly (65+) literacy rate (%). Total is the percentage of the population age 65 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 65 years and over by the corresponding age group population and multiplying the result by 100.

What is Spain elderly literacy rate?

Date Value Change, %
2016 94.7 0.47 %
2015 94.2 0.24 %
2014 94.0 0.19 %
2013 93.8 0.57 %
2012 93.3 0.50 %
2011 92.8 0.28 %
2010 92.6 0.37 %
2009 92.2 0.23 %
2008 92.0 -0.73 %
2007 92.7 0.82 %
2005 91.9 1.61 %
2004 90.5