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Regional Illiteracy Rate - Ages 15 and Over

Variable: Illiteracy Rate - Ages 15 and Over
Units: Percent
Data Source: World Development Indicators 2001
Data Provider: The World Bank
Years: 1970-1999
Copyright c 2001 United Nations Environment Programme/DEWA/GRID-Geneva

GEO REGION
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1980
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1999
Africa 66.7 61.6 55.9 50.3 44.5 40.0
Asia + Pacific 47.3 41.7 36.6 32.3 28.7 26.3
Europe No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Latin America + Caribbean 23.1 20.1 17.4 15.2 13.3 11.9
North America No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Polar No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
West Asia 60.5 54.6 48.2 42.2 37.3 33.5

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