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Proficiency in Functional Literacy and Numeracy skills : Age Group 15-24

Definition

The proportion of the population between the ages of 15-24 who have achieved at least a fixed level of proficiency in functional literacy and numerical skills.

Data Source(s)

Continuous Sample Survey of Population, Central Statistical Office, Ministry of Planning and Development

 
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Proficiency in Functional Literacy and Numeracy skills : Age Group 15-24 in the Sustainable Development Goals

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4. Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning
4. Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning

4. Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning

Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development. Major progress has been made towards increasing access to education at all levels and increasing enrolment rates in schools particularly for women and girls. Basic literacy skills have improved tremendously, yet bolder efforts are needed to make even greater strides for achieving universal education goals. For example, the world has achieved equality in primary education between girls and boys, but few countries have achieved that target at all levels of education.

Related Proficiency in Functional Literacy and Numeracy skills : Age Group 15-24 Targets

4.6

By 2030, ensure that all youth and a substantial proportion of adults, both men and women, achieve literacy and numeracy