How do you find literacy rate in india?
Literacy is understood as the ability to read, write, and use arithmetic. Indias literacy rate is 74.04% from 12% at the end of British rule in 1947. Here is a simple tutorial to learn how to find literacy rate in India with simple steps.
Literacy Rate in India = ( Number of literates / Population aged above ) x 100
Step 1: Let us consider an example.
Calculate the Literacy Rate of Population Aged 5 and Above in Mizoram for the year 2011, the number of literates is 7,68,582 and its population aged 5 and above is 8,36,528.
Step 2: Substitute the values in the formula,
Literacy Rate in India= ( 7,68,582 / 8,36,528 ) x 100
= 0.91877618 x 100
Literacy Rate for Population Aged 5 and Above in Mizoram for the year 2011 is 91.87.