Spatial Temporal Change in Literacy Rate of PunjabJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.4, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2015-02-05
Authors : Imrozpreet Singh; Ram Sharn;
Page : 1890-1893
Keywords : Punjab; Literacy; Spatial; Temporal; Rural-Urban and Male-Female;
Literacy rate of any state and country reflects the social, economic and political status of respective place. Meaning of literacy is different in different country. Literacy rate vary from place to place and it increases with time. Average literacy rate of India is 74.04 per cent and average literacy rate of Punjab is 76.7 per cent. In India Punjab is situated on 21st place of all states and union territories. In Punjab uneven spatial distribution of literacy rate in all districts, south western Punjab has lowest literacy rate. There is significant temporal change in literacy rate of Punjab. In Punjab there is significant variation in rural and urban literacy rate and male female literacy rate.
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