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Blog Caribbean 5.0

Blog Caribbean 5.0

Caribbean SIDS and literacy

Posted on February 10, 2013 at 8:35 PM

In general literacy is high in the Caribbean SIDS.


Anguilla 95%

Antigua and Barbuda 85.8%

Aruba 97.3%

Bahamas 95.6%

Barbados 99.7%

Belize 76.9%

British Virgin Island 97.8%

Cuba 99.8%

Dominica 94%

Dominican Republic 87%

Grenada 96%

Guyana 91.8%

Haiti 52.9%

Jamaica 87.9%

Montserrat 97%

Netherlands Antilles 99%

Puerto Rico 94.1%

Saint Kitts and Nevis 97.8%

Saint Lucia 90.1%

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 96%

Suriname 89.6%

Trinidad and Tobago 98.6%

Unites States Virgin Island


(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_literacy_rate, Accessed on 10 February 2013)


There are some concerning low scores: Haiti, Domincan Republic, Antigua and Barbuda and Suriname.  Remarkable is that Singapores scores 92.5%.


Categories: Caribbean Society 3.0, SIDS, Sustainable Development

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2 Comments

Reply Miguel Goede
9:48 AM on February 11, 2013 
Max Martina says...
Why is it remarkable that Singapore scores 92.5%?


Given the other scores of Singapore, I expected it to be much higher.
Reply Max Martina
9:21 AM on February 11, 2013 
Why is it remarkable that Singapore scores 92.5%?
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