Literacy

Literacy rate, youth female (% of females ages 15-24)

Literacy rate, youth female (% of females ages 15-24) in Oman was 98.98 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 99.06 in 2014, while its lowest value was 96.66 in 2003.

Definition: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement about their everyday life.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

Year Value
2003 96.66
2008 97.62
2010 98.17
2014 99.06
2015 98.75
2016 98.98

 

Literacy rate, youth male (% of males ages 15-24)

Literacy rate, youth male (% of males ages 15-24) in Oman was 98.51 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 99.43 in 2015, while its lowest value was 97.41 in 2010.

Definition: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement about their everyday life.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

Year Value
2003 97.87
2008 97.63
2010 97.41
2014 99.13
2015 99.43
2016 98.51

 

Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24)

Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24) in Oman was 98.70 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 99.15 in 2015, while its lowest value was 97.28 in 2003.

Definition: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement about their everyday life.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

Year Value
2003 97.28
2008 97.63
2010 97.74
2014 99.09
2015 99.15
2016 98.70

 

Literacy rate, adult female (% of females ages 15 and above)

Definition: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement about their everyday life.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

Year Value
2003 73.53
2008 80.87
2010 81.80
2014 88.93
2015 86.04

 

Literacy rate, adult male (% of males ages 15 and above)

Definition: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement about their everyday life.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

 

Year Value
2003 86.86
2008 90.00
2010 90.24
2014 94.99
2015 96.63

 

Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above)

Definition: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement about their everyday life.

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics.

Year Value
2003 81.36
2008 86.62
2010 86.94
2014 91.98
2015 93.04

 

Ref: Index Mundi