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Table 1 Adult literacy rate in Africa

From: Beyond dependency: the promise of Confucianism in Post-Westphalia International relations

Year % of Pop. With no schooling % of Pop. Primary Edu. %of Pop. 2ndary Edu. % of Pop. tertiary Edu. Literacy Rate Youth 15-24 Literacy Rate Entire Pop. Avg. Years of Edu.
2000 39.80 16.55 9.46 1.53 56.28 47.13 4.71
2005 35.96 17.79 10.59 1.86 71.20 59.38 5.15
2010 32.27 19.89 11.03 2.26 77.84 66.46 5.58
  1. Source: Barro and Lee (2010), and UNESCO.