MDG Goals and Targets


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Youth literacy rate (% age 15-24) - 2005
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
Algeria 90.1
Bahrain 97
Egypt 84.9
Iraq 84.8
Jordan 99
Kuwait 99.7
Libya 98
Mauritania 61.3
Morocco 70.5
Oman 97.3
Occupied Palestinian Territories 99
Qatar 95.9
Saudi Arabia 95.8
Sudan 77.2
Syria 92.5
Tunisia 94.3
United Arab Emirates 97
Yemen 75.2


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