What is current literacy rate in India?

What is India’s literacy rate 2021?

The study has pegged the overall literacy rate in the country at about 77.7 percent. In rural areas, the literacy rate is 73.5 percent compared to 87.7 percent in urban areas of the country. At the all-India level, the male literacy rate is higher at 84.7 percent compared to 70.3 percent among women.

Where does India rank in literacy?

Demography

List INDIA Ranking/Total Countries hideNotes
Literacy rate 168 / 234 2011 – 74.04%
Human capital 103 / 130 2017
Education Index 145 / 191 2013
Programme for International Student Assessment 72 to 74 / 74 2009

Which state is No 1 in education in India?

Top 10 Highest Literate States of India : Ranking

2011 Census
Rank State Literacy
1 Kerala 94.00
2 Lakshadweep 91.85
3 Mizoram 91.33

Which state is first in literacy in India?

Kerala tops the list of the most literate state in India with a literacy rate of 96.2%, while Andhra Pradesh is at the bottom with 66.4%, a survey by the National Statistical Office has revealed.

In which state literacy rate is lowest in India?

Number of Literates & Literacy Rate

Males
Literacy rate 86.3%
Males (%)
State with Highest Literacy Rate Kerala (94.2)
State with Lowest Literacy Rate Bihar (59.7)
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Which state is most illiterate in India?

Top 10 Lowest Literate States of India : Ranking

2011 Census
Rank State Literacy
1 Bihar 61.80
2 Arunachal Pradesh 65.38
3 Rajasthan 66.11

Which state is last in literacy?

Andhra Pradesh has the lowest overall literacy rate. Rajasthan has the lowest male literacy rate, while Bihar has the lowest female literacy rate.

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