Interest Reading In The Country Of Southeast Asia

Interest Reading In The Country Of Southeast Asia

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.



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Akhyari Hananto

I began my career in the banking industry in 1997, and stayed approx 6 years in it. This industry boost his knowledge about the economic condition in Indonesia, both macro and micro, and how to More understand it. My banking career continued in Yogyakarta when I joined in a program funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB),as the coordinator for a program aimed to help improve the quality of learning and teaching process in private universities in Yogyakarta. When the earthquake stroke Yogyakarta, I chose to join an international NGO working in the area of ?disaster response and management, which allows me to help rebuild the city, as well as other disaster-stricken area in Indonesia. I went on to become the coordinator for emergency response in the Asia Pacific region. Then I was assigned for 1 year in Cambodia, as a country coordinator mostly to deliver developmental programs (water and sanitation, education, livelihood). In 2009, he continued his career as a protocol and HR officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Surabaya, and two years later I joined the Political and Economic Section until now, where i have to deal with extensive range of people and government officials, as well as private and government institution troughout eastern Indonesia. I am the founder and Editor-in-Chief in Good News From Indonesia (GNFI), a growing and influential social media movement, and was selected as one of The Most Influential Netizen 2011 by The Marketeers magazine. I also wrote a book on "Fundamentals of Disaster Management in 2007"?, "Good News From Indonesia : Beragam Prestasi Anak Bangsa di dunia"? which was luanched in August 2013, and "Indonesia Bersyukur"? which is launched in Sept 2013. In 2014, 3 books were released in which i was one of the writer; "Indonesia Pelangi Dunia"?, "Indonesia The Untold Stories"? and "Growing! Meretas Jalan Kejayaan" I give lectures to students in lectures nationwide, sharing on full range of issues, from economy, to diplomacy Less
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