International Education Statistics: Adult literacy in 2007 - adult literacy rate 2008

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Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) from The World Bank: Data. Literacy rate, adult female (% of females ages 15 and above). Literacy rate . Kiribati. Korea, Dem. People's Rep. 2008. 100. Korea, Rep. Kosovo. Kuwait.

Figure 1 displays how the adult literacy rate and the associated gender parity index (GPI) have evolved between 19for the 10.

The release of new literacy data by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) in May 2008 provides an opportunity to update an article on adult.

summarises the most recent literacy rates and estimates of the illiterate population, literacy survey, the UIS collects data on literacy that match the UN (2008).