Literacy among the differently-abled as per Census 2011

Q.  Which of the following is/are true regarding literacy among the differently-abled as per Census 2011?

1) Percentage of literates has increased from 2001 figures but attainment in higher educational levels has not improved.
2) Out of the total disabled population about 54% are literates.

- Published on 29 Jul 16

a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

ANSWER: Only 2
 
  • Out of the total disabled population of 2.68 crores in Census 2011, 1.46 crores (54.5%) are literates and the remaining 1.22 crores (45.5%) are illiterates.
  • Percentage of literates has increased for both males and females during the decade 2001-2011 and also their attainment in higher educational levels has improved.

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