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Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) from The World Bank: Data. UNESCO Institute for Statistics (oregonpers.info). License: CC BY- .. Kiribati. Korea, Dem. People's Rep. Korea, Rep. Kosovo. Kuwait.

Republic of Korea adult literacy rate was 98 % in - the single year for which the data is available at the moment. Generally, ‘literacy’ also encompasses ‘numeracy’, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of.

In , million adults worldwide (15 years and older) reported not being able to adult literacy rate was 83%, with a male literacy rate of 88% and a female.

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

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