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List of Most Literate and Least Literate Districts of Nepal

Here is the list of 10 most literate and 10 least literate districts of Nepal according to the National Population Census 2011.
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The Population Census is the widespread national census of Nepal held in every 10/10 years by Central Bureau of Statistics, under National Planning Commission Secretariat Nepal. Bureau collects the wide variety of data which are essential for national development planning. The data included statistics on population size, households, sex and age distribution, place of birth, residence characteristics, literacy, marital status, religion, mother tongue, caste/ethnic group, economically active population, education, number of children, employment status, and occupation.
Let's keep an eye on the summary of National Census 2011 here.

Most Literate District:

  1. Kathmandu: 86.25 %
  2. Lalitpur: 82.53 %
  3. Kaski: 82.38 %
  4. Bhaktapur: 81.68 %
  5. Ilam: 77.91
  6. Chitwan: 76.98 %
  7. Syanja: 76.61 %
  8. Palpa: 76.22 %
  9. Jhapa: 75.09 %
  10. Manang: 74.84 %

Least Literate District:

  1. Rautahat: 41.69 %
  2. Sarlahi: 46.30
  3. Mahottari: 46.44
  4. Humla: 47.82 %
  5. Siraha: 50.15 %
  6. Dhanusa: 50.44 %
  7. Mugu: 51.25 %
  8. Bara: 51.96 %
  9. Rasuwa: 53.60 %
  10. Dolpa: 54.15 %

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