The statistic shows the literacy rate in india from 1981 to 2015 the source defines literacy rate as the percentage of people aged 15 and above who can read and write in 2015, the degree. Around the world, female literacy rates are improving however, it is not clear if that is because of improvement in school quality, the study says india ranks low in global indices of. Southern asia is home to almost half of the global illiterate population, and india has one of the highest rate of illiteracy, with about 30% of adults unable to read or write. India news: the overall literacy rate in the country may have gone up to 744%, but the drop in the illiteracy rate has not matched the increase in population.
List of countries by literacy rate this is the latest accepted revision , reviewed on 8 september 2018 world map of countries shaded according to the literacy rate for all people aged 15. Literacy visit uis profile » indian national commission for cooperation with unesco ministry of human resource development department of secondary and higher education government of. As india is a gender segregated society, it is a very important factor in the low female literacy rate in india but in spite of all reasons, women must understand and realize that education. According to the latest research on literacy and learning, we find many countries from all around the world with a literacy rate of more than 95 percent to help readers learn more about the.
India’s literacy rate is one of the worst in asia 1 india’s adult literacy rate is 63% 2 despite improving from a level of just 48% in 1991, india still ha a relatively low literacy rate. 462 youth/adult literacy rate 4c1 proportion of teachers who have received at least the minimum organized teacher training 4c3 proportion of teachers qualified according to national. Literacy is generally associated with essential trait of today's civilization such as modernization, urbanization, industrialization, communication and commerce list of the overall literacy.
Literacy rate in india is uneven and as such, different states and union territories of india have differences in their literacy rates the following table shows the 2011 and 2001 census. India literacy rate has shown significant rise in the past 10 years here are some facts about different states literacy rate, kerala is the only state in india to have 100% literacy rate. India latest newsline statistics contact us country website all countries statistics please note that the data for all countries is in the process of being updated adult.
India's economic growth slowed in 2011 because of a decline in investment caused by high interest rates, rising inflation, and investor pessimism about the government's commitment to further. The working definition of literacy in the indian census since 1991 is as follows: literacy rate: the total percentage of the population of an area at a particular time aged seven years or. Literacy rate in india - to know development in a society, literacy is another proper indicator of economic development for purpose of census, a person in age limit of seven and above, who. In urban population, the literacy rate is 799 % at the national level many states/uts have achieved literacy rate higher than the national average these are kerala, lakshadweep, mizoram.
Literacy in india is a key for socio-economic progress, and the indian literacy rate has grown to 74% (2011 census figure), with recent reports of 80% literacy approaching the world average. Literacy rate in india in 2017-2018 today the literacy rate in india has been improved a lot, the most literate state is the kerala with 9391% whereas the least literate state is the bihar. The literacy rate of india as per 2011 population census is 7404%, with male literacy rate at 8214% and female at 6546% kerala has the highest literacy rate at 939%, lakshadweep (923%.