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Nigeria National Literacy Survey 2010


General Info
Original or alternative title 
National Literacy Survey 2010
Nigeria (NGA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
02/2010 - 02/2010
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

This household survey gathered data on education, literacy, and disabilities. The literacy data collected was based on self-report. Information on types of schools attended and number of years of education attained was also collected. The sample included 77,400 households, of which 76,950 were successfully interviewed.

Suggested citation 
Media & Marketing Communications Company Group (Nigeria), National Bureau of Statistics (Nigeria), National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non Formal Education (Nigeria). Nigeria National Literacy Survey 2010. Abuja, Nigeria: National Bureau of Statistics (Nigeria).