Youth Literacy Rates Around the World
"Global youth literacy rates have improved over time from 83.3% (1985-2004) to 89.6% (2005-2010), an increase of 6.3 percentage points."
Adult Literacy Rates Around the World
"The global adult literacy rate, for the population 15 years and older, was 80% for women and 89% for men in 2012. At the national level, around 40% of countries with data had adult literacy rates of 95% or higher."
Even though growth is shown in the amount of people who have become educated or have the necessary skills to read and write, 751 million people still are uneducated. Women are still less privileged and make up two thirds of the 751 million people still uneducated.
20 Most Illiterate Countries
The next 5 countries are: Nepal (57.4%), Bangladesh (57.7%), Timor-Leste (58.3%), Mauritania (58.6%), Togo (60.4%)
Internet is usually something we take for granted based on how much we use it. What most of us may not know is that much of the world gets little to no internet at all. Internet access is a great form of education and is being used more and more each day.
The current situation of education is still in a difficult situation but is on the rise of improvement.
Education In Somalia
One of the worst countries in the world in education, a majority of their population is uneducated, but the constant civil conflict and decades of civil war, has effected the possibility of even receiving a chance at education.