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 Illiteracy rate (%)
Characteristic Description
Name Illiteracy rate (%) by Place of residence (at the date of Census 2011) and Sex; Decennial
Regularity Decennial
Source Statistics Portugal, Population and housing census - 2011
First available period 2011
Last available period 2011
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence (at the date of Census 2011)
  • Sex
  • ILLITERATE:  Indivíduo com 10 ou mais anos que não sabe ler nem escrever, i.e., incapaz de ler e compreender uma frase escrita ou de escrever uma frase completa.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • RESIDENT POPULATION:  The persons who regardless of the fact that at the moment of observation ' 0:00 a.m. of the reference day ' are present or absent in a given housing unit, this unit being where they live during most of the year with their family, or where they have all or most of their belongings.
Formule (Resident population with 10 and more years old ("It does not know to read or write")/ Resident population with 10 and more years old)*100
Measure unit (symbol) Percentage (%)
Power of 10  0
Last update date 13/02/2014

information presented in 9/8/2022