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Youth illiterate population


India is the top country by youth illiteracy in the world. As of 2015, youth illiteracy in India was 25 million that accounts for 24.63 % of the world's youth illiteracy. The top 5 countries (others are Pakistan, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Bangladesh) account for 55.36 % of it. The world's total youth illiteracy was estimated at 101 million in 2015.

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What is youth illiteracy?

Youth illiterate population. Total is the total number of youth between age 15 and age 24 who cannot both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life.