The world bank defines literacy level as the proportion of the adult population aged 15 years and over who is literate, expressed as a percentage.
A person is said to be literate if he can read and write simple statements about everyday life.
The data on the World Bank website shows that the global literacy rate is 87 percent.
From year to year, global literacy rates tend to increase.
Brunei Darussalam has the highest population literacy rate in Southeast Asia.
According to World Bank data, the literacy rate in Brunei Darussalam is 97,21%
Singapore has a population literacy rate of 97,13%
3rd place went to the Philippines with a score of 96,28%
Indonesia has the highest literacy rate in the Southeast Asia region.
The total number of people in Indonesia is 273 million .
Vietnam has a population literacy rate of 95,75%.
In the 6th to 11th positions were won by Malaysia, Thailand, and Laotians.
The data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics is used to measure literacy levels.
The data collected by theUIS is related to the fields of education, science, culture, and official communication.
The data is compared internationally.
Each country has different statistical offices, ministries, and statistical organizations.
The literacy rate is generated by a population census or household survey in which the head of the household will be asked about the family's reading and writing abilities.