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Definition
The percentage of people aged 15 years and above 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.

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Youth literacy rate, male Youth literacy rate, female Adult literacy rate, female Illiterate adults, total

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