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Literacy Rate in Poland (2010 - 2021,%) 

  • In 2021, the literacy rate in Poland reached 99.79% 
  • Between 2010-2021, Poland’s literacy rate has not shown significant change 
  • Poland's Human Development Index (HDI) score was 0.880 in 2020 

 

Literacy Rate in Poland Overview 

Poland has a highly educated population and has recorded commendable performances on various social parameters. Poland's Human Development Index (HDI) score was 0.880 in 2020, which placed the country in 35th place out of 189 countries. But, between 2010-2021, Poland’s literacy rate has not improved at all. In 2021, the literacy rate of Poland was 99.79%.  

Literacy Rate 

The percentage of the population in each age group who is literate serves as a measure of literacy. The literacy rate for adults is 15 years of age or older, the rate for youth is 15 to 24 years of age, and the rate for the elderly is 65 years of age or older. The ability to comprehend brief, straightforward statements about daily life is typically how it is measured. In general, computing ability is a component of literacy, and basic computation tests may be used as metrics. 

The literacy rate shows how well primary education and literacy programs are working generally, instills fundamental literacy skills in the populace, puts these abilities to use in daily life, and makes it possible for people to master written language and stay in touch. The ability to read and write indicates the potential for greater intellectual development as well as society's economic and socio-cultural advancement. 

Factors that Affect the Literacy Rate 

Around 70% of women and 95% of the world's illiterate populace reside in developing nations. Women have a relatively high percentage of literacy in sub-Saharan Africa. For instance, more than 90% of women are literate in Burkina Faso and Niger. School attendance, lifespan, and birthweight are the three main factors of the global literacy rate. 

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