Nearly 6 million adults illiterate in Mexico

Posted on September 20, 2011 • Filed under: Mexico, Social Issues

As we celebrate today the International Literacy Day, in Mexico 6.9 percent of the population aged 15 and older can not read or write, that is, 5.9 million people, according to official sources consulted by Xinhuha. Despite the achievements of the national education system, which has a coverage of 97 percent at primary level and 92.5 percent in secondary education, illiteracy in the Latin American country amounts to almost six million Mexicans. Read Article

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