Bihar: Literacy Rate as per Census 2011

Bihar’s literacy rate has witnessed aloft tendency and it was 61.80 % as per Census 2011. The male literacy rate was 71.20 % however the female literacy was 46.40 %.
Created On: Jun 25, 2013 11:36 IST
Modified On: Nov 18, 2013 15:48 IST

Bihar’s literacy rate has witnessed aloft tendency and it was 61.80 % as per Census 2011. The male literacy rate was 71.20 % however the female literacy was 51.5 %.

 

In the year 2001, Bihar’s literacy rate was 47 % out of which the male literacy stood at 59.68 % and female literacy at 33.12 %.

 

The total number of literates in Bihar stood at 52,504,553 out of which the males were 31,608,023 however the females were 20,896,530.  

 

Cities with high Literacy rate in Bihar as per census 2011

 

  1. Rohtas                                  73.37                    
  2. Araria                                   72.99
  3. Patna                                    70.68
  4. Bhojpur                                 70.47    
  5. Munger                                  70.46

 

Cities with low Literacy rate in Bihar as per census 2011

 

  1. Purnia                                   51.08
  2. Sitamarhi                              52.05    
  3.  Katihar                                52.24
  4. Madhepura                            52.25                    
  5. Saharsa                                53.20

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