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Literacy Rates

Table 3.8 shows the percentage distribution of the population aged 10 years and above by literacy rate, sex and age group. The literacy rate in the district according to 2002 census was 79 percent. Among the literate persons, the majority were males and female were the most illiterate. It is noticeable that the majority of the literate persons were below 30 years of age with a 69 percent literacy rate. Among the illiterate persons, it is evident that majority were the elderly (persons aged 60 years and above) constituting 23 percent. Illiteracy rates were predominant among the adults (persons aged 18 years and above).

Table 3.8          Literacy rate by age groups and sex

Age groups Literate Illiterate
Male Female Total Male Female Total
10-14 25.6 26.7 26.1 29.9 16.3 22.0
15-19 18.6 18.9 18.7 7.7 4.9 6.1
20-24 12.0 14.6 13.3 7.9 8.2 8.1
25-29 10.8 11.2 11.0 8.3 8.4 8.4
30-34 8.7 7.8 8.2 7.4 7.5 7.5
35-39 6.5 6.2 6.4 5.5 6.4 6.0
40-44 4.9 4.7 4.8 4.2 6.7 5.7
45-49 3.1 2.8 3.0 2.9 5.3 4.3
50-54 2.5 2.3 2.4 3.4 6.9 5.4
55-59 1.6 1.2 1.4 2.6 4.4 3.6
60+ 5.7 3.5 4.6 20.3 25.0 23.0
Overall 50.3 49.7 78.6 42.0 58.0 21.4

Source: Census 2002