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. India's literacy rate data was reported at 7299 % in dec 2011 this records an increase from the previous number of 6483 % for dec 2001 india's literacy. Indian population census 2011 reveals that literacy rate of india has increased from 65% to 74 percent in 2011. Presents growth in literacy in india, rural and urban and sc and st literacy rates.
Literacy in india has made remarkable strides since independencethis has been further confirmed by the results of the census 2001 the literacy rate has. Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life this page. Different facets of indian population indicating the quality of population.
This link was demonstrated in study that covered 90% of india's population in addition, high literacy rates have been found to correspond to high infant. Prior to the british era, education in indian commenced under the supervision of a guru in traditional schools called gurukuls the gurukuls were supported by. India adult literacy rate historical data, charts, stats and more india adult literacy rate is at 7223%, compared to last year this is higher than. In a digital age, literacy takes on added importance one country still working to raise literacy levels is india dw's ashish malhotra went to a. India's literacy rate has increased six times since the end of the british rule — from 12% to 74% in 2011, yet, india has the world's largest.
According to the 2011 census of india, the overall rate of literacy is 73 per cent but breaking up the national average reveals that while the rate of literacy for. The latest census report (2001) reveal that at the beginning of new millennium literacy rate in india stands at 6538% with male literacy level at 7585%and. Watch my latest video on comparison between indian india against corruption, india pakistan, pakistan india, literacy rate,. Kerala, located in the southern tip of india, is an agrarian state with a per capita income of only $265 yet its literacy rate of 91 percent puts it.
Note: literacy rates in 1951, 1961 and 1971 relate to population aged five years and above rates for the years 1981 to 2011 relate to. India's 74 % literacy rate is less than the global average of 84 % here's how all concerned stakeholders can remedy that. Literacy, as most commonly measured in a population census, may not be capturing the true level of functional literacy, as suggested by data. In 1991, kerala was the first state in india to be recognized as a complete literate state, though the effective literacy rate at that time was only. Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) from the world bank: india indonesia 95 iran, islamic rep iraq ireland isle of man israel italy.
Union hrd minister prakash javadekar on saturday claimed that india would achieve 100% literacy rate within the next five years. Literacy rate in rural areas was pegged at 71% last year, compared to 86% in urban areas, while among the age group of seven years and. India faces a large gender divide when it comes to literacy rates.
Literacy in india has made remarkable progress since independence this has been further confirmed by the results of the census 2001 the literacy rate has. Literacy and level of education are basic indicators of the level of development achieved by a society spread of literacy is generally associated with important. The results of 2011 census reveal that there has been an increase in literacy in the country the literacy rate in the country is 7404 per cent, 8214 for males and . State-wise literacy rates (1951–2011) sorce : economic survey, 2013-14 office of the registrar general : 2012, india m/home affairs 1.