Data

Name: Youth Literacy Young Women

Description: Percentage of people aged 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, ‘literacy’ also encompasses ‘numeracy’, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.

Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics, http://data.uis.unesco.org/Index.aspx?DataSetCode=EDULIT_DS&lang=en

Country Youth Literacy 15 24 Years Female % Not Literate Youth 15 24 Years Female %
Niger 17.14718 82.85282
Central African Republic 26.97133 73.02867
Mali 39.20768 60.79232
C�te d'Ivoire 40.69547 59.30453
South Sudan 41.77599 58.22401
Benin 42.50171 57.49829
Liberia 43.96713 56.03287
Afghanistan 46.10599 53.89401
Burkina Faso 46.71193 53.28807
Guinea 47.50688 52.49312
Chad 50.17034 49.82966
Mauritania 54.99924 45.00076
Sierra Leone 59.16805 40.83195
Senegal 63.56728 36.43272
Papua New Guinea 64.05813 35.94187
Madagascar 64.7817 35.2183
Nigeria 65.32517 34.67483
Pakistan 66.79547 33.20453
Angola 67.28906 32.71094
Ethiopia 67.82325 32.17675
Mozambique 69.80744 30.19256
Sudan 70.41341 29.58659
Gambia 70.85195 29.14805
Guinea-Bissau 73.51182 26.48818
Malawi 75.22707 24.77293
Congo 76.94608 23.05392
Cameroon 80.44661 19.55339
Democratic Republic of the Congo 80.49448 19.50552
Iraq 80.61189 19.38811
Togo 81.40246 18.59754
Haiti 81.57036 18.42964
Yemen 82.66048 17.33952
Timor-Leste 82.71226 17.28774
Bangladesh 85.86645 14.13355
Uganda 86.56882 13.43118
Kenya 86.59025 13.40975
Rwanda 86.99488 13.00512
United Republic of Tanzania 87.16237 12.83763
India 87.25669 12.74331
Lao People's Democratic Republic 87.28832 12.71168
Nepal 87.41097 12.58903
Burundi 87.8307 12.1693
Comoros 88.14498 11.85502
Ghana 89.85401 10.14599
Belize 89.92478 10.07522
Bhutan 90.44759 9.55241
Gabon 90.50912 9.49088
Zambia 90.62821 9.37179
Guatemala 90.99931 9.00069
Eritrea 91.94731 8.05269
Cambodia 91.96521 8.03479
Egypt 92.07947 7.92053
Lesotho 93.40404 6.59596
Morocco 93.47515 6.52485
Zimbabwe 93.50235 6.49765
Nicaragua 93.60542 6.39458
Guyana 94.73404 5.26596
Syrian Arab Republic 95.63101 4.36899
Namibia 95.8881 4.1119
Vanuatu 95.95143 4.04857
Swaziland 96.02217 3.97783
Algeria 96.29026 3.70974
Myanmar 96.32496 3.67504
Tunisia 96.66191 3.33809
Sao Tome and Principe 97.20093 2.79907
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 97.77128 2.22872
Bulgaria 97.78369 2.21631
El Salvador 97.89342 2.10658
Viet Nam 97.96373 2.03627
Panama 97.99575 2.00425
Honduras 98.14961 1.85039
Dominican Republic 98.21394 1.78606
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 98.34734 1.65266
Serbia 98.39763 1.60237
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 98.48496 1.51504
Malaysia 98.49782 1.50218
Cape Verde 98.56057 1.43943
Marshall Islands 98.7567 1.2433
Equatorial Guinea 98.80295 1.19705
Mexico 98.81215 1.18785
Ecuador 98.81942 1.18058
Jamaica 98.83776 1.16224
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 98.89202 1.10798
Philippines 98.93222 1.06778
Thailand 98.95376 1.04624
Mongolia 98.97986 1.02014
Peru 98.9844 1.0156
Montenegro 99.00843 0.99157
Puerto Rico 99.06292 0.93708
Albania 99.08326 0.91674
Mauritius 99.08516 0.91484
Colombia 99.09911 0.90089
Oman 99.09943 0.90057
United Arab Emirates 99.1177 0.8823
Turkey 99.15425 0.84575
Chile 99.16347 0.83653
Sri Lanka 99.16534 0.83466
Romania 99.30384 0.69616
Saudi Arabia 99.31405 0.68595
Lebanon 99.32208 0.67792
Palestine 99.32721 0.67279
Brazil 99.35749 0.64251
Aruba 99.36831 0.63169
Jordan 99.3684 0.6316
Kuwait 99.39012 0.60988
South Africa 99.39841 0.60159
Uruguay 99.4054 0.5946
Republic of Moldova 99.42463 0.57537
Costa Rica 99.42989 0.57011
Hungary 99.44559 0.55441
Samoa 99.44846 0.55154
Paraguay 99.47739 0.52261
Argentina 99.48284 0.51716
Malta 99.50237 0.49763
Botswana 99.50667 0.49333
Maldives 99.5116 0.4884
Tonga 99.54417 0.45583
Seychelles 99.55322 0.44678
Trinidad and Tobago 99.61884 0.38116
Portugal 99.63111 0.36889
China, Macao Special Administrative Region 99.64539 0.35461
Bosnia and Herzegovina 99.64561 0.35439
Greece 99.65413 0.34587
Suriname 99.66081 0.33919
China 99.7121 0.2879
Brunei Darussalam 99.71538 0.28462
Qatar 99.72827 0.27173
Spain 99.72863 0.27137
Indonesia 99.7302 0.2698
Bahrain 99.7438 0.2562
Russian Federation 99.75244 0.24756
Croatia 99.75436 0.24564
Kyrgyzstan 99.8048 0.1952
Ukraine 99.80661 0.19339
New Caledonia 99.81353 0.18647
Palau 99.82955 0.17045
Georgia 99.84956 0.15044
Martinique 99.85162 0.14838
Belarus 99.86124 0.13876
Latvia 99.86576 0.13424
Kazakhstan 99.87087 0.12913
Armenia 99.87256 0.12744
Cyprus 99.87934 0.12066
Tajikistan 99.88926 0.11074
Cuba 99.90863 0.09137
Turkmenistan 99.90961 0.09039
Slovenia 99.9132 0.0868
Singapore 99.91993 0.08007
Lithuania 99.92002 0.07998
Italy 99.92285 0.07715
Libya 99.93406 0.06594
Azerbaijan 99.93462 0.06538
R�union 99.94341 0.05659
Guadeloupe 99.9591 0.0409
Estonia 99.97005 0.02995
Guam 99.97497 0.02503
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 99.99992 0.00008
Poland 99.99998 0.00002
Uzbekistan 100 0