Iran's literacy rate

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  • Literacy movement: achievements and plans 2021-12-27 16:38

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Literacy movement: achievements and plans

    TEHRAN – Shapour Mohammadzadeh, head of the Literacy Movement Organization, described the literacy situation in Iran before and after the Islamic Revolution on the occasion of the forty-second year of the establishment of the Organization.

  • 97% of population aged 6-10 are literate 2021-12-22 17:03

    97% of population aged 6-10 are literate

    TEHRAN – The average literacy rate for the age group of 6-10 years is 97 percent, according to the latest national census.

  • Literacy among Iranian youth 6% above global average 2021-06-26 16:59

    Literacy among Iranian youth 6% above global average

    TEHRAN – The average literacy rate of the youth (15-24-year age group) in Iran is estimated at 97.4 percent, which is almost 6 percent higher than the global average, Shapour Mohammadzadeh, head of the Literacy Movement Organization, has stated.

  • Iran’s literacy rate reaches up to 96.6% 2021-01-27 17:50

    Iran’s literacy rate reaches up to 96.6%

    TEHRAN – The rate of literacy among Iranians between 10-49 years has reached 96.6 percent, Shapour Mohammadzadeh, head of the Literacy Movement Organization, has stated.

  • Literacy for over 30,000 foreign nationals planned 2020-12-21 17:36

    Literacy for over 30,000 foreign nationals planned

    TEHRAN – The Literacy Movement Organization plans to educate more than 30,000 illiterate foreign nationals residing in the country, Shapour Mohammadzadeh, head of the Organization, has stated.

  • Literacy rate in rural areas grows significantly 2020-10-13 17:23

    Literacy rate in rural areas grows significantly

    TEHRAN – The difference in literacy rate between urban and rural areas has decreased from 34.9 percent in 1976 to about 12 percent in 2019, which demonstrates a significant rise in the literacy rate of rural areas.

  • Gender gap in literacy rate declines significantly in Iran 2020-08-09 18:41

    Gender gap in literacy rate declines significantly in Iran

    TEHRAN – The literacy rate difference between men and women has declined from 26 percent before the 1979 Islamic Revolution to 2.8 percent, head of the Literacy Movement Organization has stated.