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Mayotte has the highest illiteracy of France rate

Mayotte has the highest illiteracy of France rate
A study by the Ministry of Education conducted as part of the Defence Day of Citizenship (JDC) reveals that 10% of young people aged less than 18 years old in 2012 experience reading difficulties throughout the French territory.

However these figures are higher in the overseas departments with a range of between 30% and 75% of young adults who have difficulty reading.

Young Mayotte to 74.9% thus have problems reading and this level reached 27.6% in Reunion, 30.4% in Martinique, Guadeloupe and 33% in 48.4 in Guyana.
Another important element is found in the departmental study is that 10% of young people with learning difficulties are hit hard by illiteracy in 2012.

The figures thus highlight that 4.1% of these young people across the French territory are illiterate.

This illiteracy rate is 15.5% for Reunion, 17% for Martinique, 20% in Guadeloupe and 28% for Guiana.

For its part, Mayotte has the highest illiteracy of France with 44% rate of these young people who have not yet acquired mastery of writing and reading, as France Mayotte Matin newspaper relates.

Assani Badrudin

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