Sri Lanka’s computer, digital literacy increase to 39%

The Department of Census and Statistics (DCS) reports that computer literacy in Sri Lanka has increased to 39% in 2023.

In its latest release on computer and digital literacy, the DCS reported that the country's Computer Literacy Rate stands at 39.0% and the Digital Literacy Rate at 63.5%. Additionally, 20.2% of households own either a desktop or laptop computer, with the urban sector demonstrating higher literacy in both computer and digital skills.

Regarding household computer ownership, at least one computer is available in 20.2% of households in the country, meaning one out of every five households owns either a desktop or a laptop. In the urban sector, this percentage is 34.0%, while the rural and estate sectors show 18.1%.

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