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Census 2011 data on Educational level in Households

Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India today released the Census 2011 data on Households with at least one member aged 15 years and above with or without Educational level matriculation and above by Household Size. 
  • Out of about 248.3 million total households with at least one member of 15 years and above in the country during 2011, around 122.9 million households (49.5%) have at least one matriculate and above. 
  • One decade ago, the corresponding percentage of households with at least one matriculate and above was 39.4%. 
  • Similarly, the number of households with at least one graduate and above is 41.4 million (16.7%) in India during 2011 as against 23.6 million (12.2%) such households in 2001.
  • During 2011, the number of households with at least one male matriculate and above is 104.7 million (42.2%) while 75.3 million (30.3%) households have at least one female matriculate and above in the country. 
  • The last Census of 2011 has also recorded about 33.2 million (13.4%) households with at least one male graduate and above and 21.9 million (8.8%) households with at least one female graduate.
  • The data is available on ORGI website http://censusindia.gov.in