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Madhya Pradesh

Overview

Madhya Pradesh is the second largest state of India, accounting for 9.3% of India's geographical area. Widely dispersed habitations, particularly in hills and tribal areas, make delivery of services, including education, difficult. A large number of Teacher Education Institutes (Govt.-54, 350 Private) are available in the state.

Facts and Figures

Indicator Data
Literacy

Literacy Rate: 70.63% (80.5 % male and 60% female)
Madhya Pradesh’s literacy rate is nearer to national average of 73% and its female literacy rate is the lowest in the country.

Sex Ratio

The sex ratio in Madhya Pradesh which was 919 in 2001 has increased by 12 points to 931 in 2011. In rural areas the sex ratio has increased from 927 to 936, an increase of 9 points. The corresponding increase in urban areas has been 20 points from 898 to 918.

Child sex ratio in age group 0-6

Child sex ratio in age group of 0-6 year is now 918 as compared to 932 in 2001.

ST, SC Population in the State

STs Population: 20.27% (~ 40 % of India’s tribal population)SCs Population: 15.17%

Source: Census 2011

Trends in Government Schools

Item Data Item Data
Availability of Schools

PS: 83,521
UPS: 28,558
Sec/Sr. Sec: 12933
Private School: 27,148
Single Teacher Primary Schools: 16.65%
Average schools per district is over 2819

Girl Child Education

In 6-11 year age group, gender gap is 6.38 %
In 11-14 age group, gender gap is 12.56 %

Availability of Teachers

Total no. of teachers: 2.67 lakhs
Male: 55.84 % Female: 44.16 %

Pupil Teacher Ratio PS: 33 UPS: 34
Enrollment

Boys Grade I-VIII: 51.16 %
Girls Grade I-VIII: 48.83 %
Govt. PS: Boys (51.16 %); Girls (48.84 %)

Pvt. PS+UPS: Boys (44.1%); Girls (55.9%)
Infrastructure Facilities

Own Buildings: 91.2 %
Drinking Water Facility: 98 %
Toilets for girls: 76.29 %

 

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