14681 illiterate women under 50 years of age have been identified in the central Iranian province of Yazd. They comprise half of the under-50 illiterate populace in Yazd.
One of Yazd’s education officials announced: There is a total of 29.573 illiterates in the 10 – 49 age group. 20.851 of them live in cities and urban areas while 8722 live in the rural areas. 14.892 of them are men and 14681 of them are women.
(State-run news agency – June 14, 2016)