"a person who has the ability to read,write, listen and speak a language called literate"
if we compere south asia from the other world then we relise that literacy rate is very low from eurepion countries.especaily women education in decline becouse of illiterate socity.poverty is basic reasion of illiterate socity.owing to poverty child labour is commen. so children are deprived from basic education.there are some details about literacy of defferent countries of south asia.
Chaina is most papulated country of the world.basic education is compulsory in the country.it is most literate country in south asia.
percentage of literate population in 2002:
Total literacy rate 99%
Bangladesh is very papulated muslim country.people are so much poor and child labour is commen.literacy rate is very low here.two thirds of all adults illiterate
in 2002 percentage of literate population:
Total literacy rate 52%
Sirilanka one of the poor countries. but here litracy rate is beter from the other countries. here govt take solid steps about education. they increse adults litrecy rate from 77% to almost 90%.
2002 percentage of litrracy rate in Srilanka:
Total literacy rate 82%
India is a papulated country. literacy rate is better but till now a good number of people is illiterate. a good number of poor children who still out of Primary school owing poverty and child labour.
2002 percentage of litrracy rate in india:
Total literacy rate 74%
Pakistan literacy rate is also not a remark able. owing to poverty children were leaving there studies. studies were so costly.but now sitution is better than befor. primry education is free of cost in country. books are available in Govt schools without any cost. so we hopeful about the future of Pakistan.
2002 percentage of litrracy rate in Pakistan:
Total literacy rate 58%