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# Literacy Rate, Adult Total for Bangladesh (SEADTLITRZSBGD)

Observation:

2016: 72.75872 (+ more)Updated: Apr 25, 2018

2016: | 72.75872 | |

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Units:

Percent of People Ages 15 and Above,Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:

AnnualWorld Bank Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics

Source Indicator: SE.ADT.LITR.ZS

Literacy Rate, Adult Total for Bangladesh

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**Source:**
World Bank

**Release:**
World Development Indicators

**Units:**
Percent of People Ages 15 and Above, Not Seasonally Adjusted

**Frequency:**
Annual

#### Notes:

Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Total is the percentage of the population age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, 'literacy' also encompasses 'numeracy', the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of literates aged 15 years and over by the corresponding age group population and multiplying the result by 100.

World Bank Source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics

Source Indicator: SE.ADT.LITR.ZS

#### Suggested Citation:

World Bank, Literacy Rate, Adult Total for Bangladesh [SEADTLITRZSBGD], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/SEADTLITRZSBGD, May 20, 2018.

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