Himachal Pradesh: Literacy Rate as per Census 2011

08-JAN-2014 16:33

    Himachal Pradesh’s literacy rate has witnessed aloft tendency and it was 82.8 % as per Census 2011. The male literacy rate was 89.53 % however the female literacy was 75.93 %. In 2011, the total number of literates in Himachal Pradesh stood at 5,039,736 out of which the males were 2,752,590 however the females were 2,287,146.  


    Rural literacy rate of Himachal Pradesh as per Census 2011 was 81.85%. The total number of rural Literates was 4,471,736. Out of which the females were 2,033,915 and males were 2,437,821.  The literacy rate of rural males was 89.05 % and that of rural females was 74.62 %.


    Total number of urban literates in Himachal Pradesh was 568,000 out of which males were 314,769 and females were 253,231. The urban literacy rate of Himachal Pradesh as per 2011 census stood at 91.1%. The literacy rate of urban males was 93.42 % and that of urban females was 88.37 %.


    Cities of Himachal Pradesh having High Literacy rate as per Census 2011


    Hamirpur 88.15

    Una 86.53

    Kangra 85.67

    Bilaspur 84.59

    Solan 83.68


    Cities of Himachal Pradesh having Low Literacy rate as per Census 2011


    Chamba 72.17

    Lahul & Spiti 76.81

    Sirmaur 78.8

    Kullu 79.4

    Kinnaur 80



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