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India - Youth literacy rate

89.66
(%)
in 2015

Youth literacy rate of India increased from 61.9 % in 1991 to 89.66 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 9.97 %.

Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.

Date Value Change, %
2015 89.66 4.09 %
2011 86.14 6.18 %
2006 81.13 6.16 %
2001 76.43 23.47 %
1991 61.90 15.09 %
1981 53.78