Argentina Literacy Rate

Languages: Spanish is the official language of Argentina, however many people speak some English. German, French, and Italian are also widely spoken, as are several indigenous languages. Argentine Spanish also contains many distinct phrases and terms not used in other Spanish-speaking countries.
Argentina Literacy Rate Definition: age 10 and over can read and write
Literacy Rate Total Population: 98.10%
Literacy Rate Males: 98.00%
Literacy Rate Female: 98.10%

Literacy Rate: The ability to read and write at a specified age. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons. Low levels of literacy, and education in general, can impede the economic development of a country in the current rapidly changing, technology-driven world.

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