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India - Elderly illiterate population

42,189,744 (number) in 2015

In 2015, elderly illiteracy for India was 42.2 million. Elderly illiteracy of India increased from 25.3 million in 1991 to 42.2 million in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 13.90 %.

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What is elderly illiteracy?

Elderly illiterate population. Total is the total number of adults over age 65 who cannot both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life.

What is India elderly illiteracy?

Date Value Change, %
2015 42,189,744 10.47 %
2011 38,191,247 2.66 %
2006 37,201,644 19.24 %
2001 31,197,995 23.22 %
1991 25,319,918

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