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.

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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.