Web Results

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_literacy_rate

World map of countries shaded according to the literacy rate for all people aged 15 and over. This is a list of countries by literacy rate. The figures represented are almost entirely collected ... Over 75% of the world's 781 million illiterate adults are found in South Asia, West Asia and sub-Saharan Africa and women represent ...

www-01.sil.org/literacy/litfacts.htm

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 ...

www.cia.gov/library/Publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2103.html

note: more than three-quarters of the world's 758 million illiterate adults are found in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa; of all the illiterate adults in the world, ...

ourworldindata.org/literacy

From a historical perspective, literacy levels for the world population have risen ... Percentage of persons 14 years old and over in the US who were illiterate by ...

www.theguardian.com/global-development/2015/oct/20/two-thirds-of-worlds-illiterate-adults-are-women-report-finds

Oct 20, 2015 ... The World's Women 2015 study says 496 million women are illiterate, with significant hurdles to overcome in achieving the global goal of ...

www.sheppardsoftware.com/worldgeographymainpage/worldstatistics8.htm

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.

data.unicef.org/topic/education/literacy

Globally, the youth literacy rate increased from 83 per cent to 91 per cent over two decades, while the number of illiterate youth declined from 170 million to 115  ...

en.unesco.org/themes/literacy-all

UNESCO has been at the forefront of global literacy efforts since 1946, advancing the vision of a literate world for all. It views acquiring and improving literacy ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/06/illiteracy-rate_n_3880355.html

Sep 6, 2013 ... 21 percent of adults in the U.S. read below a 5th grade level, and 19 percent ... court system are functionally illiterate, and over 70 percent of inmates in ..... First look at the definition of dyslexia and get the world to agree on a ...

www.creditdonkey.com/illiteracy-in-america.html

How does that compare to the rest of the world? On a global scale, illiteracy affects ... What percentage of juvenile offenders are illiterate? Illiteracy is widespread ...