Gabon - Youth literacy rate

89.1 (%) in 2015

In 2015, youth literacy rate for Gabon was 89.1 %. Though Gabon youth literacy rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1993 - 2015 period ending at 89.1 % in 2015.

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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.