Top 10 Lowest Literate States in India

Top 10 Lowest Literate States in India

2011 Census 2001 Census
Rank State Literacy Male Female Literacy Male Female
1 Bihar 61.80 71.20 46.40 47.00 59.68 33.12
2 Arunachal Pradesh 65.38 72.55 53.52 54.34 65.43 40.23
3 Rajasthan 66.11 79.19 47.76 60.41 70.32 43.85
4 Jharkhand 66.41 76.84 52.04 53.56 63.83 38.87
5 Andhra Pradesh 67.02 74.88 58.68 60.47 71.16 50.29
6 Jammu and Kashmir 67.16 76.75 49.12 55.52 66.60 42.22
7 Uttar Pradesh 67.68 77.28 51.36 56.27 67.30 43.00
8 Madhya Pradesh 69.32 78.73 54.49 63.74 75.35 54.61
9 Chhattisgarh 70.28 80.27 59.58 64.66 75.70 55.73
10 Assam 72.19 77.85 63.00 63.25 75.23 51.85