Literacy rate in india bar graph. The literacy rate varies wildly by state. 82 for men and 65 for women. In 2015 the degree of literacy in india was 7196 percent. Also the government has made strict rules for female equality rights.
Lakshadweep and mizoram are at second and third position with 9228 and 9158 literacy rate respectively. Literacy rate youth total of people ages 15 24 literacy rate adult female of females ages 15 and above literacy rate adult male of males ages 15 and above. Data on literacy rate in india with pie chart products. Majority of states in india has shown majors signs of improvement in their overall literary rate thus contributing towards a literate nation.
Literacy rate adult total of people ages 15 and above persistence to last grade of primary male of cohort persistence to last grade of primary total of cohort. The literacy rate in india has always been a matter of concern but many ngo initiatives and government ads campaigns and programs are being held to spread awareness amongst people about the importance of literacy. Information on literacy while not a perfect measure of educational results is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons. Fourteen 14 states uts have recorded less than 60 percent rural literacy rate.
The source defines literacy rate as the percentage of people aged 15 and above who can read and write. Bihar is the least literate with the literacy rate varies wildly by state. State wise literacy rate in india as per 1951 to 2011 census state wise literacy rate by residence and sex in india as per 2011 census adult literacy illiteracy 5 years and above by sex in india 1961 1971 1981 1991 1996 to 1999 2001 and 2011. Bihar with 6308 literacy rate is the last in terms of literacy rate in india.
The literacy rates for rural population are the highest in kerala followed by lakshadweep mizoram goa and delhi. Low levels of literacy and education in general can impede the economic development of a country in the current rapidly changing technology driven world. In 2011 india had a literacy rate of 74. Today the female literacy levels according to the literacy rate 2011 census are 6546 where the male literacy rate is over 80.
India literacy rate has shown significant rise in the past 10 years.