Literacy Rate of Persons (15 Years and Over) in the West Bank

by Age Groups and Sex,  1995, 1997, 2000-2012

   

Age Groups and Sex

Year

1995

1997

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011 2012

Both Sexes

15-19

96.9

97.6

98.7

99.1

99.1

99.1

99.2

99.3

99.2

99.2

99.4

99.4

99.5

 99.6 99.5

20-24

96.3

97.0

98.7

98.7

98.6

98.6

98.8

99.2

99.3

99.0

98.9

99.2

99.3

 99.4 99.1

25-34

93.5

95.3

97.5

97.9

98.2

98.3

98.7

98.8

98.8

98.9

99.0

99.2

99.3

 99.2 99.4

35-44

87.3

89.7

93.7

95.1

95.7

96.0

96.9

97.1

97.3

97.7

97.7

98.0

98.1

 98.4 98.9

45-54

69.0

73.9

82.7

84.5

87.0

69.4

70.0

72.2

74.7

76.3

76.9

79.0

80.3

 81.7 83.8

55-64

43.9

46.0

56.7

58.6

64.7

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

65+

37.6

31.8

31.8

38.1

39.3

*

 *

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

Total

84.1

85.9

89.2

90.3

91.2

91.8

92.2

92.8

93.3

93.7

93.9

94.4

94.8

 95.1

95.6

Males

15-19

96.5

97.5

98.4

99.2

99.1

99.1

99.2

99.4

99.1

99.2

99.3

99.3

99.4

 99.4 99.7

20-24

97.3

97.4

98.5

98.8

99.1

98.8

99.3

99.5

99.3

99.1

99.2

99.1

99.2

 99.4 99.1

25-34

96.1

96.9

98.3

98.8

98.7

98.9

99.1

99.2

99.1

99.0

99.2

99.2

99.3

 99.1 99.4

35-44

94.7

95.6

97.0

98.0

98.4

98.5

98.7

98.9

99.0

99.1

99.2

99.2

99.1

 99.0 99.0

45-54

88.3

91.9

95.7

96.3

96.8

87.7

88.0

88.5

90.2

90.3

89.3

91.2

92.4

 93.4 94.1

55-64

72.4

74.9

83.7

83.7

86.5

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

65+

61.6

55.6

56.5

63.5

65.0

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

Total

91.7

92.7

94.7

95.7

96.1

96.5

96.8

97.0

97.2

97.2

97.1

97.4

97.8

 97.9 98.1

Females

15-19

97.4

97.8

99.1

98.9

99.1

99.2

99.3

99.3

99.3

99.2

99.5

99.5

99.6

 99.7 99.4

20-24

95.2

96.7

98.7

98.5

98.1

98.3

98.4

98.8

99.4

98.9

98.7

99.4

99.4

 99.4 99.1

25-34

90.8

93.5

96.7

96.9

97.6

97.8

98.3

98.4

98.3

98.7

98.9

99.1

99.4

 99.2 99.4

35-44

80.4

83.4

90.3

91.9

93.0

93.4

95.0

95.1

95.6

96.2

96.1

96.8

97.1

 97.7 98.7

45-54

51.5

56.3

70.0

72.6

77.0

52.5

53.7

57.2

60.4

63.2

65.3

67.3

68.6

 70.5 73.8

55-64

21.4

22.9

35.0

37.0

46.4

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

65+

14.0

11.7

12.0

18.2

19.5

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

*

Total

76.3

78.9

83.6

84.8

86.3

87.1

87.6

88.4

89.3

90.0

90.6

91.3

91.7

 92.2

93.1

 *: In 2003-2012 the age group 45-54 represents the age group 45+.