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Literacy Rate, Adult Total for Iraq (SEADTLITRZSIRQ)


2017: 85.60000 (+ more)   Updated: Oct 8, 2020
2017:  85.60000  
2016:  83.30000  
2015:  .  
2014:  82.20000  
2013:  72.70000  
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Percent of People Ages 15 and Above,
Not Seasonally Adjusted




Source: World Bank  

Release: World Development Indicators  

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

Frequency:  Annual


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 Iraq [SEADTLITRZSIRQ], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/SEADTLITRZSIRQ, September 27, 2023.


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