Rajasthan literacy rate now 67.06 : Census Data

Posted on April 27th, 2011

As per Official Census of India 2011, Population of Rajasthan is now 6.86 Crore showing change of 21.44% from the last decade. Reports of Census 2011 suggest that Rajasthan feeds 5.67 percent of total population of India.

As per preliminary report of Rajasthan, of total population of 68,621,012, male and female constituted 35,620,086 and 33,000,926 respectively. In 2001, Rajasthan’s population stood at figure of 56,507,188, roughly 5.65 Crore.

Rajasthan, one of the states or UT of India having total sq km area of 342,239 has density of 201 per Sq.km which is below the national average density of India which figures currently at 382. If measurement is shifted from Kilometer to Mile, Rajasthan’s total area becomes 132,139 Sq mi having density of approximately 519 per Sq mi.

As per report of Census 2011, Rajasthan has literacy rate of 67.06 which is below national average of 74.04 percent. Total 38,970,500 people were found literate in Rajasthan as per 2011 census report. In 2001, Rajasthan had 60.41% literacy rate.

In literacy, of total 38,970,500 literate populations, 24,184,782 were male while remaining 14,785,718 forms female. In percentage, male were 80.51 percent literate while female were having 52.66 percent literacy. In 2001, male and female were having literacy rate of 70.32% and 43.85% respectively. Total literate in 2001 census were 27,702,010 of which male and female formed figure of 18,047,157 and 9,654,853 respectively for Rajasthan.

With regards to Sex Ratio also known as Gender Ratio, Rajasthan still lags behind. India’s average Gender Ratio increased to 940 from the past figure of 933. As of 2011, Rajasthan’s Sex Ratio stands out at 926 which was at 922 in 2001 census.

You can found more comprehensive data at our census page of Rajasthan.

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