11 lakh people illiterate

2018-05-31

Ekantipur

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Hetauda- Statistics have shown that there are 11 lakh illiterate people in 13 districts of Province 3. In its recent profile, Social Development Ministry of Province 3 has mentioned that there are altogether 10 lakh 93 thousand 8 hundred 53 people illiterate in Province 3. There are more female illiterate compared to men. Ministry has stated that 7 lakh 32 thousand 3 hundred 56 female are illiterate while the number of male illiterate stands at 3 lakh 61 thousand 4 hundred 97.

71 percent of the population above 5 years old are literate. Statistics have shown that the literacy percent is 64 percent for female and 79 percent for the male. Similarly, 93 thousand 44 people can only read but can’t write. Out of this, 48 thousand 9 hundred 39 are females and 44 thousand 1 hundred and five are males. According to the census of 2068, the number of the population who are more than five years old are 41 lakh 29 thousand 6 hundred 55, out of which there are 21 lakh 69 thousand females and 19 lakh 96 thousand 2 hundred 37 males.

Similarly, 1 lakh 32 thousand 1 hundred 45 have taken beginner level education, out of which 61 thousand 5 hundred 39 are females and 70 thousand 6 hundred 6 are males. Likewise, 11 lakh 91 thousand 7 hundred have completed their Primary Level.  Similarly, 6 lakh 93 thousand 1 hundred 10 have completed Lower Secondary Level and 4 lakh 32 thousand 7 hundred 96 have completed Secondary Level education.

According to 2068 census, 4 lakh 78 thousand 4 hundred 89 people of Province 3  have passed SEE. Out of the students who have completed their SEE there are 2 lakh 9 thousand 8 females and 2 lakh 69 thousand 4 hundred 41 males. Similarly, 4 lakh 11 thousand 9 hundred 49 have passed certificate level where there are 1 lakh 84 thousand 52 females and 2 lakh 27 thousand 8 hundred 97 males.

The number of people who have passed graduation level is about half the number of people who have completed certificate level. 2 lakh 22 thousand 2 hundred 81 people have completed their graduate studies comprising 83 thousand 8 hundred 2 females and 1 lakh 38 thousand 4 hundred 49 males. In this province, only 93 thousand 3 hundred 41 have completed post-graduate level studies. 27 thousand 2 hundred 83 females and 66 thousand 58 males have completed the post-graduate studies.

Similarly, 1 lakh 93 thousand 1 hundred and 72 have taken informal education. The number of females who have taken informal education is greater than the number of males. 1 lakh 1 thousand 3 hundred and sixty-five females and 91 thousand 8 hundred and seven males have taken informal education.

According to the census of 2068, there is a population of 55 lakh 29 thousand 4 hundred 52 in Province 3 among which 27 lakh 81 thousand 8 hundred 19 are females and 27 lakhs 47 thousand 6 hundred 32 are males.