In 2015, adult literacy rate for Dominican Republic was 92 %. Adult literacy rate of Dominican Republic increased from 88.2 % in 2007 to 92 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 0.70 %. Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Total is the percentage of the population age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life. The Dominican Literacy Center enables learners to transform their lives by acquiring skills to become successful parents, productive workers and responsible citizens. This mutual collaboration in adult literacy is a contemporary expression of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ commitment to education.
According to UNESCO Dominican Republic it has an adult literacy rate of 93.78%. While the male literacy rate is 93.79%, for females is 93.76%. Compared to the . Dominican Republic Adult Literacy Rate is at 93.78%, compared to 91.99% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 88.65%.
The Dominican Republic National Education Profile reflects this showing higher levels of completion for both primary as well as secondary schools. A report by the United States Agency for International Development, ranks the Dominican Republic 143rd in quality of primary education and 137th in quality of the education system.Female: 92.3%. UNICEF is committed to doing all it can to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in partnership with governments, civil society, business, academia and the United Nations family – and especially children and young people.