India: Literacy rate from 1981 to 2015

Literacy rate in India 2015 The statistic shows the literacy rate in India from 1981 to 2015. The source defines literacy rate as the percentage of people aged 15 and above who can read and write. In 2015, the degree of literacy in India was 71.96 percent.
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OverallMenWomen
201571.96%80.94%62.98%
201169.3%78.88%59.28%
200662.75%75.19%50.82%
200161.01%73.41%47.84%
199148.22%61.64%33.73%
198140.76%54.84%25.68%
OverallMenWomen
201571.96%80.94%62.98%
201169.3%78.88%59.28%
200662.75%75.19%50.82%
200161.01%73.41%47.84%
199148.22%61.64%33.73%
198140.76%54.84%25.68%
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The statistic shows the literacy rate in India from 1981 to 2015. The source defines literacy rate as the percentage of people aged 15 and above who can read and write. In 2015, the degree of literacy in India was 71.96 percent.
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Release date
November 2018
Region
India
Survey time period
1981 to 2015
Supplementary notes
The source does not provide figures for 2012, 2013, and 2014.
Values have been rounded.
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