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Elderly illiterate population

Number of persons aged 65 years and over who cannot both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life.

Population analphabète des personnes âgées

Nombre de personnes âgées de 65 ans et plus qui ne peuvent pas lire et écrire, en le comprenant, un texte simple et court relatif à leur vie quotidienne.

Población analfabeta de las personas mayores

Número de personas de 65 años y más que no saben leer y escribir y comprender un texto simple y breve de su vida cotidiana.