You can measure illiteracy around the world just by looking at mobile phone data — Quartz

Illiteracy takes a massive toll on peoples’ lives, as well as $1.2 trillion out of the global economy each year. People unable to read are shut out of jobs, services, and wider social networks, trapping them in poverty. As the developing world moves online, this disadvantage will only grow steeper. Part of the challenge is…

via You can measure illiteracy around the world just by looking at mobile phone data — Quartz

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