Tribal Heroes


Literacy of some major Tribal Group

 

1961

 

 

1971

 

 

 

Total population

Literates and Educated

%

Total population

Literates and Educated

%

Bhil

3833331

196305

5.12

5173230

361346

6.98

Male

1948076

174456

8.96

2622067

315120

12.02

Female

1885255

21849

1.16

2551163

46226

1.81

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gond

3991757

262281

6.57

4809164

442530

15.87

Male

1979093

238297

12.04

2394614

379907

15.73

Female

2012664

23984

1.19

2414550

62623

2.59

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ho

499144

46637

9.34

538124

67319

12.51

Male

241126

41760

17.32

263937

58449

22.15

Female

258018

4877

1.89

274187

8870

3.24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Khond

845981

39095

4.62

911835

70460

7.73

Male

416798

33929

8.14

463655

63489

13.69

Female

429183

5166

1.20

448180

6971

1.56

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mina

1155916

59607

5.16

1538324

127609

8.30

Male

607412

58091

9.56

806039

123458

15.32

Female

548504

1516

0.28

732285

4151

0.57

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Munda

1019098

116639

11.45

1163338

166693

14.33

Male

504668

91512

18.13

585838

122964

20.99

Female

514430

25127

4.88

577500

43729

7.57

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Naga

346129

49931

14.43

454621

77489

17.04

Male

173017

32011

18.50

230109

38441

16.71

Female

173112

17920

10.35

224512

39048

17.39

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oraon

1444554

152836

10.58

1702663

263811

15.49

Male

722198

116778

16.17

851312

190916

22.43

Female

722356

36058

4.99

851351

72895

8.56

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Santal

3154107

186788

5.92

3633459

285777

7.87

Male

1584716

167715

10.58

1823959

249041

13.65

Female

1569391

19073

1.22

1809500

36736

2.03