Over 75% of the world's 781 million illiterate adults are found in South Asia, West
Asia and sub-Saharan Africa and women represent almost two-thirds of all ...
Worldwide, 775 million adults — approximately 12 percent of the world's
population — are considered functionally illiterate, with only basic or below-basic
Sep 7, 2001 ... According to UNESCO, in the world today there are about 1 billion non-literate
adults. This 1 billion is approximately 26 percent of the world's ...
Two-thirds of the illiterate population is women. The slumping global literacy rate
has detrimental effects on communities all over the world. Many people take ...
World illiteracy map presents us a not-so-nice picture of the world. World Illiteracy
is ... of the world. The highest percentage of illiteracy is in the African continent.
World Statistics and Facts: World Illiteracy. ... have illiteracy rates in the 10 to 15%
region while developed countries have illiteracy rates of a few percent.
While the number of illiterate persons has fallen over the past decade, 775 ...
WHERE ARE LITERACY RATES LOWEST AND HIGHEST IN THE WORLD?
There are 759 million adults–approximately 16 percent of the world's population–
who have only ... Two-thirds of the world's lowest literate adults are women.
Aug 30, 2013 ... Even though the size of the global illiterate population is shrinking, the female
proportion has remained ... Literacy rates around the world.
Sep 7, 2012 ... There are 775 million people in the world who are illiterate, with another 152
million ... and 2000, the world literacy rate climbed from 76 per cent to about 82
per cent. .... Just how much less money do we spend in retirement?