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Which of the following districts of Uttar Pradesh has the lowest female literacy rate as per 2011 census?
1. Rampur
2. Balrampur
3. Shrawasti
4. Bahraich

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Shrawasti

The correct answer is Shrawasti.

  • The 15th Indian Census (2011 Census) was conducted in two phases-house listing and population enumeration.
  • The Indian Census is the largest single source of a variety of statistical information on different characteristics of the people of India.
  • The responsibility of conducting the decennial Census rests with the Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India under Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • The Government of India decided in May 1949 to initiate steps for developing a systematic collection of statistics on the size of the population, its growth, etc.
  • House listing phase began on 1 April 2010 and involved the collection of information about all buildings.
  • For the purpose of census 2011, a person aged seven and above, who can both read and write with understanding in any language, is treated as literate.
  • A person, who can only read but cannot write, is not literate.
  • The results of the 2011 census revealed that there has been an increase in literacy in the country.
  • The literacy rate in the country is 74.04 per cent, 82.14 for males and 65.46 for females.
  • As per details from Census 2011, Uttar Pradesh has a population of 19.98 Crores, an increase from figure of 16.62 Crore in 2001 census.
  • Districts of Shrawasti, Bahraich and Balrampur did not even cross the 50% literacy mark yet.
  • Rampur female literacy rate- 44.44%
  • Balrampur female literacy rate- 38.43%
  • Bahraich female literacy rate- 39.18%
  • Shrawasti female literacy rate- 34.78%

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