Latin America: gender parity index in adult & youth literacy 2016

The graph depicts the gender parity index in adult and youth literacy in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2016. As of that year, women aged 15 years and older in Latin America and the Caribbean were approximately one percent less likely to have literacy skills than men, whereas young men and women (aged between 15 and 24 years) were equally likely to be literate.

Gender parity index in adult and youth literacy in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2016

Gender parity index
Adult literacy rate (15+)0.99
Youth literacy rate (15-24)1
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Source

Release date

July 2017

Region

Central and South America

Survey time period

2016

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