Top 10 Lowest Literate States of India : Ranking

2011 Census 2001 Census
Rank State Literacy Male Female Literacy Male Female
1 Bihar 61.80 71.20 51.50 47.00 59.68 33.12
2 Arunachal Pradesh 65.38 72.55 57.70 54.34 63.83 43.53
3 Rajasthan 66.11 79.19 52.12 60.41 75.70 43.85
4 Jharkhand 66.41 76.84 55.42 53.56 67.30 38.87
5 Andhra Pradesh 67.02 74.88 59.15 60.47 70.32 50.43
6 Jammu and Kashmir 67.16 76.75 56.43 55.52 66.60 43.00
7 Uttar Pradesh 67.68 77.28 57.18 56.27 68.82 42.22
8 Madhya Pradesh 69.32 78.73 59.24 63.74 76.06 50.29
9 Chhattisgarh 70.28 80.27 60.24 64.66 77.38 51.85
10 Assam 72.19 77.85 66.27 63.25 71.28 54.61