EUROPEAN HEALTH INFORMATION GATEWAY

  • Literacy rate (%) in population aged 15+ years (Line chart)
  • Literacy rate (%) in population aged 15+ years (Bar chart)
Data set notes
European Health for All database (WHO)

The following abbreviations are used in the indicator titles:
•    SDR: age-standardized death rates (see HFA-DB user manual/Technical notes, page 13, for details)
•    FTE: full-time equivalent
•    PP: physical persons
•    PPP$: purchasing power parities expressed in US $, an internationally comparable scale reflecting the relative domestic purchasing powers of currencies.

Indicator notes
Literacy rate (%) in population aged 15+ years
Indicator code: E150201.T

The percentage of people aged 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement related to their life.

Data source: UNDP and UNESCO_
Country notes
Spain
Literacy rates refer to the population aged 16 years and more.