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Punjab: Literacy rate as per Census 2011

02-JUL-2013 13:20

    Punjab’s literacy rate has witnessed aloft tendency and it was 75.84 % as per Census 2011. The male literacy rate was 80.44 % however the female literacy was 62.52 %.

    In the year 2001, Punjab’s literacy rate was 69.65 % out of which the male literacy stood at 79.66 % and female literacy at 60.53 %.

    The total number of literates in Punjab stood at 18,707,137 out of which the males were 10,436,056 however the females were 8,271,081. 

    Cities of Punjab having High Literacy rate as per Census 2011

    1. Hoshiarpur   84.59 %

    2. Mohali          83.80 %

    3. Jalandhar     82.48 %

    4. Ludhiana      82.20 %

    5. Rupnagar     82.19 %

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