Elderly literacy rate, population 65+ years, male (%) in South Asia was reported at 59.47 % in 2019, according to the World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognized sources. South Asia - Elderly literacy rate, population 65+ years, male - actual values, historical data, forecasts and projections were sourced from the World Bank on November of 2022.

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 south asia elderly literacy rate population 65 years male percent wb data

Percentage of males age 65 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, ‘literacy’ also encompasses ‘numeracy’, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of male literates aged 65 years and over by the corresponding age group population and multiplying the result by 100.

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