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 Illiteracy rate (%)
Characteristic Description
Name Illiteracy rate (%) by Place of residence (at the date of Census 2001); Decennial
Regularity Decennial
Source Statistics Portugal, Population and housing census - historical series
First available period 1991
Last available period 2001
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence (at the date of Census 2001)
  • 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.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • 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.
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 15/05/2007

information presented in 8/5/2021