Literacy Rate in India in 2017

Today the Literacy rate in India has been improved a lot, the most literate state is the Kerala with 93.91% whereas the least literate state is the Bihar with 63.82%. Today the Literacy rate in India has been improved a lot; the most literate state is the Kerala with 93.91% whereas the least literate state is the Bihar with 63.82%. While other states like Puducherry or even Himachal Pradesh has good literacy rate while states like Jharkhand, Rajasthan has low literacy rate.


Sr. No.

State

Literacy Rate

Male Literacy Rate

Female Literacy

1

Andaman & Nicobar

86.27

90.11

81.84

2

Andhra Pradesh

67.4

75.56

59.74

3

Arunachal Pradesh

66.95

73.69

59.57

4

Assam

73.18

78.81

67.27

5

Bihar

63.82

73.39

53.33

6

Chandigarh

86.43

90.54

81.38

7

Chhattisgarh

71.04

81.45

60.59

8

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

77.65

86.46

65.93

9

Daman & Diu

87.07

91.48

79.59

10

Delhi

86.34

91.03

80.93

11

Goa

87.40

92.81

81.84

12

Gujarat

79.31

87.23

70.73

13

Haryana

76.64

85.38

66.77

14

Himachal Pradesh

83.78

90.83

76.60

15

Jammu & Kashmir

68.74

78.26

58.01

16

Jharkhand

67.63

78.45

56.21

17

Karnataka

75.60

82.85

68.13

18

Kerala

93.91

96.02

91.98

19

Lakshadweep

92.28

96.11

88.25

20

Madhya Pradesh

70.63

80.53

60.02

21

Maharashtra

82.91

89.82

75.48

22

Manipur

79.85

86.49

73.17

23

Meghalaya

75.48

77.17

73.78

24

Mizoram

91.58

93.72

89.40

25

Nagaland

80.11

83.29

76.89

26

Odisha

73.45

82.40

64.36

27

Puducherry

86.55

92.12

81.22

28

Punjab

76.68

81.48

71.34

29

Rajasthan

67.06

80.51

52.66

30

Sikkim

82.20

87.29

76.43

31

Tamil Nadu

80.33

86.81

73.86

32

Telangana

66.50

-

-

33

Tripura

87.75

92.18

83.15

34

Uttar Pradesh

69.72

79.24

59.26

35

Uttarakhand

79.63

88.33

70.70

36

West Bengal

77.08

82.67

71.16