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4.6 EDUCATION

The literacy rate is very low and even though the below table is the official rate supplied by the government, the actual literacy rate is thought to be much lower.

 Table 31:     Overall Literacy Rate in the Project Area (Census 1998) 

 Net Male Population

 Net Literacy Ratio ( % )

 

Education Primary but below Matric

Education above Matric

 Total Literate

Ratio % 

 Total Literate

Ratio % 

75282

5.3

3180

4.2

849

1.1

Net Female Population

 Net Literacy Ratio ( % )

 

Education Primary but below Matric

Education above Matric

 Total Literate

Ratio % 

 Total Literate

Ratio % 

57931

1.5

849

1.4

63

0.1

Net Gender Population

 Net Literacy Ratio ( % )

 

Education Primary but below Matric

Education above Matric

 Total Literate

Ratio % 

 Total Literate

Ratio % 

123033

4.01

4029

3.27

912

0.74

 Table 32:     Literacy Rate in the Project Area per Union Council (Census 1998) 

Area/ union council

Literacy Ratio ( % )

 

Education Primary but below Matric

Education above

 Matric

Male

Female

Male

Female

Paro

4.7

441

76

257

139

Shared

6.1

722

79

136

19

Pichbela

1.6

246

31

51

8

Sherakot

5.6

947

118

286

15

Sheryal

2.2

384

47

80

7

Shalkanabad

7.7

881

116

296

14