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by Yoshioka
Mon 12.10.2007 5:18 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Japanese literacy question
Replies: 12
Views: 2902

RE: Japanese literacy question

Yudan Taiteki wrote: Japan's claim of a 99% literacy rate is highly questionable, as are many countries' claims. The problem is that the literacy rate is often determined by arbitrary factors like "literate means you finished elementary school" rather than true tests of literacy. Aha, I see. I most...
by Yoshioka
Mon 12.10.2007 4:55 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Japanese literacy question
Replies: 12
Views: 2902

RE: Japanese literacy question

Nibble wrote: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_literacy_rate Well, my country Sweden according to that list has a literacy rate of 99.0 % wich is the same as Japan, wouldn't that be enought to prove that it doesn't really make that much of a difference? Of course I don't know, I'm ...