- According to official figures
there are on the average 3.17 literate members in
According to official reports in 1384 [2005-2006] the average number of literate members of the rural households in the first decile [one-tenth] of income groups was 0.96 and 55.6 percent of these households did not have any literate member.
According to educational reporter of
ISNA in 1384 there were on the average 3.17 literate members in
In 1384 on the average 2.06 members of the rural households in the second decile of income groups were literate. The maximum number of literate members in this income group was two literate members.
In the same year in 11.76 percent of rural households in the third decile of income groups, there were no literate members at all.
According to this report in the fourth to eighth income deciles in rural households the literate member of the household was between 3.01 to 3.84 members. In the fourth income decile 7.33 percent of the households did not have any literate member. In this same income group only 20.06 percent of the household had five or more literate members.
This report further shows that 5.4 percent of rural households in the fifth decile income group in 1384 have no literate member and 22.33 percent in this group have five or more literate members.
The number of rural households without a literate member in the sixth, seventh and eighth decile income groups are 3.15, 2.23 and 2.42 percent accordingly ; households in these deciles having five or more literate members are accordingly 25.12, 32,17 and 33.49 percent.
ISNA, citing figures from Statistical Centre of Iran (
According to ISNA a comparison between the literate members of the household in deciles one to three of income groups, which are the families living below the poverty line, with literacy in households in upper income groups reveals a considerable difference regarding the level of literacy among them.
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