The Registrar General & Census Commissioner of India on 24 September 2015 released the Census 2011 data on Households with at least one member aged 15 years and above with or without educational level of matriculation and above by Household Size.
The released data showed an increase of 10 percent in the decade 2001-2011 over the decade 1991-2001.
Key Findings from all over India
Around 122.9 million, which is 49.5 percent of the total households in India, with at least one member of age 15 years and above, had one matriculate or more in the decade 2001-2011. During the decade 1991-2001, there were 39.4 per cent of households in India with at least one matriculate and above.
The number of households with at least one graduate and above was 41.4 million (16.7 per cent) in India in 2011. There were around 23.6 million (12.2 per cent) households with at least one graduate and above in 2001.
There are 21.9 million (8.8%) households with at least one female graduate and about 33.2 million (13.4%) households with at least one male graduate and above.
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When: 24 September 2015