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‘Indonesia is world’s second-least literate nation ‘


JAKARTA: Indonesia is the second-least literate nation in the world in a list of 61 measurable countries, besting only Botswana, according to new research that ranks the five Nordic states (Finland, Norway, Iceland, Denmark and Sweden) as the top five.

The study conducted by Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Connecticut, US, looked at literacy and literate behaviour characteristics in 200 countries, but only 61 countries made the list because the rest lacked relevant statistics.

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