Literacy Rate 2011 - Nepal

Nepal Literacy Rate based on National Population and Housing Census 2011

(Verbatim report) Overall literacy rate (for population aged 5 years and above) has increased from 54.1 percent in 2001 to 65.9 percent in 2011. Male literacy rate is 75.1% compared to female literacy rate of 57.4%. The highest literacy rate is reported in Kathmandu district (86.3 %) and lowest in Rautahat (41.7%). Source

Total Population: 23,926,541 (aged 5 and above)

Nepal literacy rate 2011