Maharashtra’s literacy rate has witnessed aloft tendency and it was 82.34 % as per Census 2011. The male literacy rate was 88.38 % however the female literacy was 69.87 %.
In the year 2001, Maharashtra’s literacy rate was 76.88 % out of which the male literacy stood at 85.97 % and female literacy at 67.03 %.
The total number of literates in Maharashtra stood at 81,554,290 out of which the males were 45,257,584 however the females were 36,296,706.
Cities of Maharashtra having High Literacy rate as per Census 2011
1. Mumbai Suburban 89.91 %
2. Mumbai City 89.21 %
3. Nagpur 88.39 %
4. Akola 88.05 %
5. Amravati 87.38 %
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