An error occured. Details Hide
You have unsaved pages. Restore Cancel

India - Adult illiterate population

259,311,184 (number) in 2015

In 2015, adult illiteracy for India was 259 million. Though India adult illiteracy fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1991 - 2015 period ending at 259 million in 2015.

The description is composed by our digital data assistant.

What is adult illiteracy?

Adult illiterate population. Total is the total number of adults over age 15 who cannot both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life.

What is India adult illiteracy?

Date Value Change, %
2015 259,311,184 -2.36 %
2011 265,567,691 -7.69 %
2006 287,691,648 4.91 %
2001 274,237,172 -4.38 %
1991 286,798,080 12.39 %
1981 255,191,968

Our Privacy Statement & Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to improve your online experience. They were placed on your computer when you launched this website. You can change your personal cookie settings through your internet browser settings.

Privacy Policy