Main workers by educational level
S.No Area Name Educational level Persons Males Females
1 India Total 313004983 240147813 72857170
2 India Illiterate 113928238 69004985 44923253
3 India Literate 199076745 171142828 27933917
4 India Literate but below matric/secondary 113911636 96584540 17327096
5 India Matric/secondary but below graduate 51015376 46358148 4657228
6 India Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 2231975 1873553 358422
7 India Graduate and above other than technical degree 18596928 16075031 2521897
8 India Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 3314253 2628385 685868
9 Jammu & Kashmir Total 2608668 2226958 381710
10 Jammu & Kashmir Illiterate 1114174 863137 251037
11 Jammu & Kashmir Literate 1494494 1363821 130673
12 Jammu & Kashmir Literate but below matric/secondary 651990 609864 42126
13 Jammu & Kashmir Matric/secondary but below graduate 561547 522418 39129
14 Jammu & Kashmir Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 4761 4383 378
15 Jammu & Kashmir Graduate and above other than technical degree 160478 134754 25724
16 Jammu & Kashmir Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 34218 26968 7250
17 Himachal Pradesh Total 1963882 1333361 630521
18 Himachal Pradesh Illiterate 524882 245809 279073
19 Himachal Pradesh Literate 1439000 1087552 351448
20 Himachal Pradesh Literate but below matric/secondary 776084 556532 219552
21 Himachal Pradesh Matric/secondary but below graduate 479507 391257 88250
22 Himachal Pradesh Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 24172 18197 5975
23 Himachal Pradesh Graduate and above other than technical degree 107383 86425 20958
24 Himachal Pradesh Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 20008 15222 4786
25 Punjab Total 7835732 6426028 1409704
26 Punjab Illiterate 2522580 1867617 654963
27 Punjab Literate 5313152 4558411 754741
28 Punjab Literate but below matric/secondary 2479746 2106619 373127
29 Punjab Matric/secondary but below graduate 2097557 1882925 214632
30 Punjab Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 83207 57362 25845
31 Punjab Graduate and above other than technical degree 469829 383769 86060
32 Punjab Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 81059 53731 27328
33 Chandigarh Total 328989 277050 51939
34 Chandigarh Illiterate 61516 47736 13780
35 Chandigarh Literate 267473 229314 38159
36 Chandigarh Literate but below matric/secondary 84138 77936 6202
37 Chandigarh Matric/secondary but below graduate 89466 81571 7895
38 Chandigarh Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 5704 4273 1431
39 Chandigarh Graduate and above other than technical degree 71985 54175 17810
40 Chandigarh Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 12863 8673 4190
41 Uttaranchal Total 2322347 1639242 683105
42 Uttaranchal Illiterate 727507 348180 379327
43 Uttaranchal Literate 1594840 1291062 303778
44 Uttaranchal Literate but below matric/secondary 850970 653784 197186
45 Uttaranchal Matric/secondary but below graduate 440934 387482 53452
46 Uttaranchal Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 13526 11378 2148
47 Uttaranchal Graduate and above other than technical degree 213386 178480 34906
48 Uttaranchal Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 27083 22999 4084
49 Haryana Total 6241324 4933004 1308320
50 Haryana Illiterate 2027439 1229692 797747
51 Haryana Literate 4213885 3703312 510573
52 Haryana Literate but below matric/secondary 2103668 1822007 281661
53 Haryana Matric/secondary but below graduate 1486526 1367545 118981
54 Haryana Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 71356 55226 16130
55 Haryana Graduate and above other than technical degree 402013 344515 57498
56 Haryana Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 75782 57951 17831
57 Delhi Total 4317516 3794345 523171
58 Delhi Illiterate 700368 552295 148073
59 Delhi Literate 3617148 3242050 375098
60 Delhi Literate but below matric/secondary 1251149 1176291 74858
61 Delhi Matric/secondary but below graduate 1239670 1163682 75988
62 Delhi Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 29415 23524 5891
63 Delhi Graduate and above other than technical degree 915381 739401 175980
64 Delhi Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 138452 102575 35877
65 Rajasthan Total 17436888 12841318 4595570
66 Rajasthan Illiterate 7167599 3785537 3382062
67 Rajasthan Literate 10269289 9055781 1213508
68 Rajasthan Literate but below matric/secondary 6395746 5652290 743456
69 Rajasthan Matric/secondary but below graduate 2005420 1918864 86556
70 Rajasthan Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 21494 18495 2999
71 Rajasthan Graduate and above other than technical degree 799386 720896 78490
72 Rajasthan Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 120179 103141 17038
73 Uttar Pradesh Total 39337649 34338260 4999389
74 Uttar Pradesh Illiterate 16240899 12562643 3678256
75 Uttar Pradesh Literate 23096750 21775617 1321133
76 Uttar Pradesh Literate but below matric/secondary 12456672 11765574 691098
77 Uttar Pradesh Matric/secondary but below graduate 6585795 6334529 251266
78 Uttar Pradesh Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 61955 56830 5125
79 Uttar Pradesh Graduate and above other than technical degree 2462245 2281124 181121
80 Uttar Pradesh Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 260031 232652 27379
81 Bihar Total 21052875 17511018 3541857
82 Bihar Illiterate 10919448 7922004 2997444
83 Bihar Literate 10133427 9589014 544413
84 Bihar Literate but below matric/secondary 5190888 4892283 298605
85 Bihar Matric/secondary but below graduate 2943096 2830518 112578
86 Bihar Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 25930 24995 935
87 Bihar Graduate and above other than technical degree 1129477 1080268 49209
88 Bihar Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 105944 98757 7187
89 Sikkim Total 212904 146541 66363
90 Sikkim Illiterate 72630 38875 33755
91 Sikkim Literate 140274 107666 32608
92 Sikkim Literate but below matric/secondary 92729 71392 21337
93 Sikkim Matric/secondary but below graduate 31616 24005 7611
94 Sikkim Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 551 492 59
95 Sikkim Graduate and above other than technical degree 8959 6790 2169
96 Sikkim Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 1450 1121 329
97 Arunachal Pradesh Total 415007 267384 147623
98 Arunachal Pradesh Illiterate 219869 107884 111985
99 Arunachal Pradesh Literate 195138 159500 35638
100 Arunachal Pradesh Literate but below matric/secondary 116188 92736 23452
101 Arunachal Pradesh Matric/secondary but below graduate 51714 44210 7504
102 Arunachal Pradesh Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 2200 2085 115
103 Arunachal Pradesh Graduate and above other than technical degree 15878 13450 2428
104 Arunachal Pradesh Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 3522 3118 404
105 Nagaland Total 703977 424811 279166
106 Nagaland Illiterate 309717 153065 156652
107 Nagaland Literate 394260 271746 122514
108 Nagaland Literate but below matric/secondary 232791 152881 79910
109 Nagaland Matric/secondary but below graduate 109332 81523 27809
110 Nagaland Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 1334 1141 193
111 Nagaland Graduate and above other than technical degree 28747 21602 7145
112 Nagaland Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 3962 3257 705
113 Manipur Total 659364 430227 229137
114 Manipur Illiterate 202745 91571 111174
115 Manipur Literate 456619 338656 117963
116 Manipur Literate but below matric/secondary 217636 159604 58032
117 Manipur Matric/secondary but below graduate 133202 103169 30033
118 Manipur Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 1465 1186 279
119 Manipur Graduate and above other than technical degree 76548 55285 21263
120 Manipur Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 6956 5278 1678
121 Mizoram Total 362450 225428 137022
122 Mizoram Illiterate 39474 20609 18865
123 Mizoram Literate 322976 204819 118157
124 Mizoram Literate but below matric/secondary 251695 155864 95831
125 Mizoram Matric/secondary but below graduate 42932 29372 13560
126 Mizoram Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 834 682 152
127 Mizoram Graduate and above other than technical degree 15802 11091 4711
128 Mizoram Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 3212 2549 663
129 Tripura Total 912292 742054 170238
130 Tripura Illiterate 259890 167470 92420
131 Tripura Literate 652402 574584 77818
132 Tripura Literate but below matric/secondary 491607 435615 55992
133 Tripura Matric/secondary but below graduate 88066 78675 9391
134 Tripura Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 1992 1906 86
135 Tripura Graduate and above other than technical degree 51883 43358 8525
136 Tripura Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 5649 4709 940
137 Meghalaya Total 757011 485694 271317
138 Meghalaya Illiterate 306004 176890 129114
139 Meghalaya Literate 451007 308804 142203
140 Meghalaya Literate but below matric/secondary 304459 205635 98824
141 Meghalaya Matric/secondary but below graduate 84096 62147 21949
142 Meghalaya Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 1209 1054 155
143 Meghalaya Graduate and above other than technical degree 28714 18912 9802
144 Meghalaya Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 5073 3275 1798
145 Assam Total 7114097 5849032 1265065
146 Assam Illiterate 2636827 1891040 745787
147 Assam Literate 4477270 3957992 519278
148 Assam Literate but below matric/secondary 2709399 2426601 282798
149 Assam Matric/secondary but below graduate 1207882 1059784 148098
150 Assam Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 15017 13974 1043
151 Assam Graduate and above other than technical degree 354529 299401 55128
152 Assam Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 43368 36407 6961
153 West Bengal Total 23023583 19494971 3528612
154 West Bengal Illiterate 7222973 5166635 2056338
155 West Bengal Literate 15800610 14328336 1472274
156 West Bengal Literate but below matric/secondary 10701706 9733902 967804
157 West Bengal Matric/secondary but below graduate 2839819 2627438 212381
158 West Bengal Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 64997 61238 3759
159 West Bengal Graduate and above other than technical degree 1622574 1428673 193901
160 West Bengal Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 165355 135544 29811
161 Jharkhand Total 6446782 5134067 1312715
162 Jharkhand Illiterate 2960410 1921797 1038613
163 Jharkhand Literate 3486372 3212270 274102
164 Jharkhand Literate but below matric/secondary 1959844 1796681 163163
165 Jharkhand Matric/secondary but below graduate 961693 903681 58012
166 Jharkhand Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 13064 12324 740
167 Jharkhand Graduate and above other than technical degree 383520 353996 29524
168 Jharkhand Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 48252 41484 6768
169 Orissa Total 9589269 8004740 1584529
170 Orissa Illiterate 3346157 2229878 1116279
171 Orissa Literate 6243112 5774862 468250
172 Orissa Literate but below matric/secondary 4090028 3800460 289568
173 Orissa Matric/secondary but below graduate 1252635 1178901 73734
174 Orissa Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 93790 76531 17259
175 Orissa Graduate and above other than technical degree 500854 453253 47601
176 Orissa Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 105441 89824 15617
177 Chhattisgarh Total 7054595 4742935 2311660
178 Chhattisgarh Illiterate 2718952 1298257 1420695
179 Chhattisgarh Literate 4335643 3444678 890965
180 Chhattisgarh Literate but below matric/secondary 2790991 2202378 588613
181 Chhattisgarh Matric/secondary but below graduate 730897 669034 61863
182 Chhattisgarh Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 21475 20442 1033
183 Chhattisgarh Graduate and above other than technical degree 313460 275785 37675
184 Chhattisgarh Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 32145 27454 4691
185 Madhya Pradesh Total 19102572 14056279 5046293
186 Madhya Pradesh Illiterate 7384200 3953249 3430951
187 Madhya Pradesh Literate 11718372 10103030 1615342
188 Madhya Pradesh Literate but below matric/secondary 7459450 6426955 1032495
189 Madhya Pradesh Matric/secondary but below graduate 2182978 2030077 152901
190 Madhya Pradesh Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 48112 45664 2448
191 Madhya Pradesh Graduate and above other than technical degree 1060872 931849 129023
192 Madhya Pradesh Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 112812 94895 17917
193 Gujarat Total 17025074 13480566 3544508
194 Gujarat Illiterate 5304956 3161853 2143103
195 Gujarat Literate 11720118 10318713 1401405
196 Gujarat Literate but below matric/secondary 7013724 6093135 920589
197 Gujarat Matric/secondary but below graduate 3167521 2923611 243910
198 Gujarat Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 282601 211064 71537
199 Gujarat Graduate and above other than technical degree 925694 820637 105057
200 Gujarat Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 181222 153840 27382
201 Daman & Diu Total 67522 58874 8648
202 Daman & Diu Illiterate 12727 8604 4123
203 Daman & Diu Literate 54795 50270 4525
204 Daman & Diu Literate but below matric/secondary 30006 27119 2887
205 Daman & Diu Matric/secondary but below graduate 18771 17820 951
206 Daman & Diu Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 1215 1015 200
207 Daman & Diu Graduate and above other than technical degree 3611 3291 320
208 Daman & Diu Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 918 787 131
209 Dadra & Nagar Haveli Total 96184 71156 25028
210 Dadra & Nagar Haveli Illiterate 42674 22297 20377
211 Dadra & Nagar Haveli Literate 53510 48859 4651
212 Dadra & Nagar Haveli Literate but below matric/secondary 27066 24300 2766
213 Dadra & Nagar Haveli Matric/secondary but below graduate 17709 16802 907
214 Dadra & Nagar Haveli Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 2039 1791 248
215 Dadra & Nagar Haveli Graduate and above other than technical degree 4556 4175 381
216 Dadra & Nagar Haveli Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 1252 1048 204
217 Maharashtra Total 34748053 24416295 10331758
218 Maharashtra Illiterate 9405231 4120405 5284826
219 Maharashtra Literate 25342822 20295890 5046932
220 Maharashtra Literate but below matric/secondary 14160704 10685942 3474762
221 Maharashtra Matric/secondary but below graduate 7124797 6344591 780206
222 Maharashtra Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 286826 266013 20813
223 Maharashtra Graduate and above other than technical degree 2401893 1982810 419083
224 Maharashtra Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 633438 484951 148487
225 Andhra Pradesh Total 29040873 19455492 9585381
226 Andhra Pradesh Illiterate 14089409 7210438 6878971
227 Andhra Pradesh Literate 14951464 12245054 2706410
228 Andhra Pradesh Literate but below matric/secondary 8345457 6525154 1820303
229 Andhra Pradesh Matric/secondary but below graduate 3836077 3451038 385039
230 Andhra Pradesh Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 231211 216414 14797
231 Andhra Pradesh Graduate and above other than technical degree 1369599 1189791 179808
232 Andhra Pradesh Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 316505 259830 56675
233 Karnataka Total 19364759 13896845 5467914
234 Karnataka Illiterate 7399541 4081362 3318179
235 Karnataka Literate 11965218 9815483 2149735
236 Karnataka Literate but below matric/secondary 6653438 5290141 1363297
237 Karnataka Matric/secondary but below graduate 3361862 2924347 437515
238 Karnataka Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 263056 216346 46710
239 Karnataka Graduate and above other than technical degree 1063197 899363 163834
240 Karnataka Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 325704 260754 64950
241 Goa Total 425305 326993 98312
242 Goa Illiterate 71640 41008 30632
243 Goa Literate 353665 285985 67680
244 Goa Literate but below matric/secondary 147892 123412 24480
245 Goa Matric/secondary but below graduate 128463 106242 22221
246 Goa Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 9071 8024 1047
247 Goa Graduate and above other than technical degree 48092 33604 14488
248 Goa Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 12793 8921 3872
249 Lakshadweep Total 11710 10288 1422
250 Lakshadweep Illiterate 592 498 94
251 Lakshadweep Literate 11118 9790 1328
252 Lakshadweep Literate but below matric/secondary 6344 5791 553
253 Lakshadweep Matric/secondary but below graduate 2839 2380 459
254 Lakshadweep Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 524 402 122
255 Lakshadweep Graduate and above other than technical degree 461 410 51
256 Lakshadweep Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 289 250 39
257 Kerala Total 8236973 6460693 1776280
258 Kerala Illiterate 618253 323983 294270
259 Kerala Literate 7618720 6136710 1482010
260 Kerala Literate but below matric/secondary 4689911 3850918 838993
261 Kerala Matric/secondary but below graduate 1845211 1545645 299566
262 Kerala Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 292859 203859 89000
263 Kerala Graduate and above other than technical degree 549500 388230 161270
264 Kerala Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 145847 78922 66925
265 Tamil Nadu Total 23757783 16303310 7454473
266 Tamil Nadu Illiterate 7216680 3346318 3870362
267 Tamil Nadu Literate 16541103 12956992 3584111
268 Tamil Nadu Literate but below matric/secondary 8995421 6829285 2166136
269 Tamil Nadu Matric/secondary but below graduate 3765061 3165961 599100
270 Tamil Nadu Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 244198 226053 18145
271 Tamil Nadu Graduate and above other than technical degree 997038 804194 192844
272 Tamil Nadu Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 271811 198906 72905
273 Pondicherry Total 317367 245205 72162
274 Pondicherry Illiterate 60355 30705 29650
275 Pondicherry Literate 257012 214500 42512
276 Pondicherry Literate but below matric/secondary 125842 104243 21599
277 Pondicherry Matric/secondary but below graduate 75946 65917 10029
278 Pondicherry Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 8896 7721 1175
279 Pondicherry Graduate and above other than technical degree 32006 25718 6288
280 Pondicherry Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 9276 6976 2300
281 Andaman & Nicobar Islands Total 113607 97349 16258
282 Andaman & Nicobar Islands Illiterate 19920 15644 4276
283 Andaman & Nicobar Islands Literate 93687 81705 11982
284 Andaman & Nicobar Islands Literate but below matric/secondary 56257 51216 5041
285 Andaman & Nicobar Islands Matric/secondary but below graduate 24739 20987 3752
286 Andaman & Nicobar Islands Technical diploma or certificate not equal to degree 1919 1469 450
287 Andaman & Nicobar Islands Graduate and above other than technical degree 7378 5556 1822
288 Andaman & Nicobar Islands Technical degree or diploma equal to degree or post-graduate degree 2382 1616 766