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Youth literacy rate


Uzbekistan is the top country by youth literacy rate in the world. As of 2015, youth literacy rate in Uzbekistan was 100 %. The top 5 countries also includes Poland, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Estonia, and Azerbaijan.

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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.