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At nearly 43%, Muslims have highest percentage of illiterates: Census

While Jains have the highest number of literates among India's religious communities

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Muslims have the highest number of illiterates at nearly 43 per cent, while Jains have the highest number of literates among India's religious communities as over 86 per cent of them are educated. According to the Census 2011 data, Jains have just 13.57 per cent illiterate – aged seven years and above – among all the communities. The census has taken those between zero and six years as illiterate. The Muslims have the highest percentage of illiterates aged beyond seven years at 42.72. This number is 36.40 per cent for Hindus, 32.49 per cent for ...

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At nearly 43%, Muslims have highest percentage of illiterates: Census

While Jains have the highest number of literates among India's religious communities

While Jains have the highest number of literates among India's religious communities Muslims have the highest number of illiterates at nearly 43 per cent, while Jains have the highest number of literates among India's religious communities as over 86 per cent of them are educated. According to the Census 2011 data, Jains have just 13.57 per cent illiterate – aged seven years and above – among all the communities. The census has taken those between zero and six years as illiterate. The Muslims have the highest percentage of illiterates aged beyond seven years at 42.72. This number is 36.40 per cent for Hindus, 32.49 per cent for ... image
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At nearly 43%, Muslims have highest percentage of illiterates: Census

While Jains have the highest number of literates among India's religious communities

Muslims have the highest number of illiterates at nearly 43 per cent, while Jains have the highest number of literates among India's religious communities as over 86 per cent of them are educated. According to the Census 2011 data, Jains have just 13.57 per cent illiterate – aged seven years and above – among all the communities. The census has taken those between zero and six years as illiterate. The Muslims have the highest percentage of illiterates aged beyond seven years at 42.72. This number is 36.40 per cent for Hindus, 32.49 per cent for ...

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