MDG Goals and Targets


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Youth literacy rate (% age 15-24) - 2008
The percentage of people aged 15 -24 who can, with understanding, both read and write a short, simple statement related to their everyday life.
Note: ( most recent data from WDI). Official MDG indicator related to Target 2.A: Ensure that, by 2015, children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling.
Source: United Nations Development Programme - Human Development Reports

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Country Value
Bahrain 100
Comoros 85
Iraq 82
Libya 100
Mauritania 67
Morocco 77
Oman 98
Occupied Palestinian Territories 99
Saudi Arabia 97
Sudan 85
Syria 94
Tunisia 96
Yemen 83


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