Iran's literacy rate

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  • 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.

  • Literacy Movement Organization drafts proposal on compulsory education 2018-10-06 21:00

    Literacy Movement Organization drafts proposal on compulsory education

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Literacy Movement Organization has drafted a proposal on mandating school attendance to be brought before the Majlis (Iranian parliament). “The proposal will be discussed in the social commission of Majlis at the beginning of the Iranian calendar month of Azar (November 22)”, Mehr quoted MP Salman Khodadadi as saying.

  • Iran's literacy rate up to 97% 2018-09-23 22:31

    Iran's literacy rate up to 97%

    TEHRAN — The rate of literacy among Iranians between 10-49 years has reached 96 percent and also the population aged 10-29 years is reported to have a literacy rate of over 97 percent, Education Minister Mohammad Bat’haei has said.