Literacy Rate in India

Map of Literacy Rate in India

Map of Literacy Rate in India
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*The Map showing Literacy Rate in India, Census 2011.

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The Literacy rate in India has improved a lot over the last one decade. Especially after the implementation of free education in the villages the literacy rate has gone up tremendously in states like Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan .

As per the data published by the 2011 census India has managed to achieve an effective literacy rate of 74.04 per cent in 2011. In the 2001 census the country's literacy rate stood at 64.8 percent. The most notable thing that came across in the 2011 census is the sharp rise in the literacy of females over males. According to the report released by the latest census there are almost 74 per cent literates that constitute the total population of India aged between seven and above.

Some of the States and Union Territories like Mizoram, Tripura,Goa, like Kerala, Puducherry, Chandigarh, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu, National Capital Territory of Delhi and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, in the last one decade have done extremely well for themselves by attaining a literacy rate of almost 85.

Literacy Rate in India as per Census 2011



  Literacy Rate in India,Census 2011  


Last Updated on : 12/15/2012