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______ district of Punjab has the highest female literacy rate as per 2011 census.
1. Mohali
2. Ludhiana
3. Hoshiarpur
4. Jalandhar

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Hoshiarpur

The correct answer is Hoshiarpur.

  • Hoshiarpur has the highest literacy late i.e. 81.40% followed by Rupanagar, Jalandhar, Nawanshahr and Ludhiana.
    • Hoshiarpur also tops in female literacy rate.
  • Least Literate district is Manasa i.e. 45.07%, preceeded by Muktsar and Sangrur.
  • Overall literacy rate of Punjab is 69.85%.

  • Highest literacy rate in India - Kerala - 93.91% followed by Lakshadweep and Mizoram.
  • Bihar has 63.82% of literacy rate and ranks last in the country preceded by Arunachal Pradesh (66.95 per cent) and Rajasthan (67.06 per cent).
  • National Average - 74.04%
  • Census is released by Registrar General of India.
  • Census is conducted in two phases.
  • First systematized census was held in 1865 to 1872.

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