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Among the following Union Territories the female literacy is highest in which UT according to Census 2011:
1. Puducherry
2. Chandigarh
3. Daman and Diu
4. Lakshdweep

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : Lakshdweep

The correct answer is Lakshadweep.

  • According to the 2011 census, the Union Territory of Lakshadweep has the highest female literacy.
  • As per the census 2011, the literacy rate in the country is 74.04 percent, 82.14 for males and 65.46 for females.
  • Kerala retained its position by being on top with a 93.91 percent literacy rate, closely followed by Lakshadweep (92.28 percent) and Mizoram (91.58 percent).
  • Bihar with a literacy rate of 63.82 percent ranks last in the country preceded by Arunachal Pradesh (66.95 percent) and Rajasthan (67.06 percent).

  • The Census 2011 is the 15th National census survey conducted by the Census Organization of India. Mr. C. Chandramouli is the Commissioner & Registrar General of the Indian 2011 Census. 
  • According to the census reports of the Indian Census 2011, the population of India is 1,210,854,977 with 623, 724, 248 males and 586,469, 174 females.
  • The total literacy rate in the country at present is 74.04%.
  • The density of population is 382 persons/sq.km.
  • In regards to sex ratio, at present, there are 940 females on average per 1000 males and the child sex ratio is 914 females per 1000 males.

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