Chhattisgarh: Literacy Rate as per Census 2011

19-NOV-2013 16:04

    Chhattisgarh’s literacy rate has witnessed aloft tendency and it was 70.28 % as per Census 2011. The male literacy rate was 80.27 % however the female literacy was 60.24 %.


    In 2011, the total number of literates in Chhattisgarh stood at 15,379,922 out of which the males were 8,807,893 however the females were 6,572,029.


    Rural literacy rate of Chhattisgarh as per Census 2011 was 65.99%. The total number of rural Literates were 11,008,956. Out of which the females were 4,605,944 and males were 6,403,012.The literacy rate of rural males was 76.98 % and that of rural females was 55.06 %.


    Total number of urban literates in Chhattisgarh was 4,370,966 out of which males were 2,404,881 and females were 1,966,085. The urban literacy rate of Chhattisgarh as per 2011 census stood at 84.05%. The literacy rate of urban males was 90.58 % and that of urban females was 77.24 %.


    Cities of Chhattisgarh having High Literacy rate as per Census 2011


    1. Durg 79.06

    2. Dhamtari 78.36      

    3. Rajnandgaon 75.96

    4. Raipur 75.56

    5. Raigarh 73.26


    Cities of Chhattisgarh having Low Literacy rate as per Census 2011


    1. Bijapur 40.86      

    2. Dakshin 42.12

    3. Narayanpur 48.62

    4. Bastar 54.40

    5. Surguja 60.01

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