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Viet Nam - Adult (15+) literacy rate

94.5 (%) in 2015

In 2015, adult literacy rate for Viet Nam was 94.5 %. Adult literacy rate of Viet Nam increased from 87.6 % in 1989 to 94.5 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 1.93 %.

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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 Viet Nam adult literacy rate?

Date Value Change, %
2015 94.5 1.06 %
2009 93.5 3.73 %
2000 90.2 -0.14 %
1999 90.3 3.06 %
1989 87.6 4.50 %
1979 83.8

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