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Top 10 Indian States/Union Territories With Highest Literacy Rates

12-SEP-2017 15:51

The literacy rate is the total percentage of the population of an area at a particular time aged seven years or above who can read and write with understanding. Literacy is a key for every country's socio-economic progress, and the rate of literacy in India has grown to 74.00% (2011 figure) from 12% at the end of British rule in 1947. Here, we are giving the list of top10Indian States/Union Territories with Highest Literacy Rates for general awareness.

 Literacy Rate

As per Census 2011, Kerala has the highest total literacy rate and female literacy rate whereas Lakshadweep had the highest male literacy rate. Bihar has the lowest total literacy rate and male literacy rates while Rajasthan has the lowest female literacy rate.

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Top 10 Indian States/Union Territories with Highest Literacy Rates

Rank

India/State/Union Territory

Literacy Rate (%) - 2011 Census

1

Kerala

94

2

Lakshadweep

91.85

3

Mizoram

91.33

4

Goa

88.22

5

Tripura

87.22

6

Daman & Diu

87.10

7

Andaman & Nicobar

86.63

8

Delhi

86.21

9

Chandigarh

86.05

10

Puducherry

85.85

 In the above lists of top10 Indian States/Union Territories with Highest Literacy Rates is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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7 Comment

shreya,

I am feeling happy that my state is first in literacy

nihal,

thanks it helped me

hritik panchal,

Nice question maths for prep class students

Anonymous,

Hi - Kindly update the list. As of the literacy day (Sep 8th 2013), Tripura has been announced as the most literate state in INDIA with 94.65% literacy rate beating Kerala (93.9%).

Motiyor Rohman,

Education only can a place upgrad

Khan Firdous,

Thanks, for vital & useful Info ...

Pratik agarwal,

thanks for this,it help me a lot for my eco. project.

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