Becoming Literate
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Literacy Population 10 Years and Older
Region & Province Percentage of Population 10 Years and Older (Percent)
2006-07 PSLM 2008-09 PSLM
Male Female Both Female Male Both
URBAN AREAS: 79 65 72 81 67 74
Punjab 79 68 73 82 71 76
Sindh 80 65 73 81 65 73
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 75 46 61 76 48 62
Balochistan 76 42 61 78 47 65
             
RURAL AREAS: 60 30 45 63 33 48
Punjab 61 38 50 63 39 51
Sindh 52 16 36 61 22 43
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 65 24 44 67 27 47
Balochistan 52 15 35 57 16 38
             
OVERALL: 67 42 55 69 45 57
Punjab 67 48 58 69 50 59
Sindh 67 42 55 71 45 59
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 67 28 47 69 31 50
Balochistan 58 22 42 62 23 45
 
Note:
1. Population aged 10 years and older that is literate expressed as a percentage of the population aged 10 years and olders.
 
 
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