Data from „Latvijas statistikas atlass” [Latvian Statistical Atlas] (M.Skujenieks, Rīga 1938):

Share of literate persons, as % of persons aged 10 years and over

 

1897

1920

1935

Total

78,5

78,8

88,9

Riga

83,1

92,4

95,8

Vidzeme region

94,6

93,7

96,5

Kurzeme region

88,6

89,7

95,2

Zemgale region

81,4

84,7

90,8

Latgale region

50,3

50,1

72,9

 

Share of 8-14 year-olds in education

 

1897

1920

1935

Total

69

79

84

Riga

88

95

96

Vidzeme region

78

82

84

Kurzeme region

76

80

85

Zemgale region

74

81

87

Latgale region

53

72

77

              

 

 

 

Data from "Latvijas statistikas gadagrāmata" [Statistical yearbook of Latvia] (1920-1939)

Key indicators

 


Database

Statistics of 1920s - 1940s - Social processes»