Write a short note on: Literacy rate. - Geography

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Literacy rate.

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  •  The literacy rate shows the proportion of literate people in the country. The people who can read and write are called literate people.
  • Every country has different norms for deciding literacy. Those who can read, write, and do arithmetic calculations in India are called literate.
  • Literacy in the country is essential to eradicate poverty and for social, economic, and political development.
  • The literacy rate in the country depends upon the cost of education, the standard of living, the status of women in society, the availability of educational facilities and government policy, etc.
  • In general, the literacy rate of males is more than females, with few exceptions.
  • The literacy rate is more than 90% in most developed countries of Europe, North America, Australia, etc.
  • Lowest literacy rate is in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Concept: Population Composition
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Chapter 2: Population : Part - 2 - Exercise Q.2 [Page 20]

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Balbharati Geography 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 2 Population : Part - 2
Exercise Q.2 | Q 4 | Page 20

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