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Adult illiterate population

Definition
Number of persons aged 15 years and over who cannot both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life.

Population analphabète des adultes

Définition
Nombre de personnes âgées de 15 ans et plus qui ne peuvent pas lire et écrire, en le comprenant, un texte simple et court relatif à leur vie quotidienne.

Población adulta analfabeta

Definición
Número de personas de 15 años y más que no saben leer y escribir y comprender un texto simple y breve de su vida cotidiana.