# Economic Survey: Pakistan’s literacy rate increases by 2% to 60%

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Punjab is in the lead with 64% percent literacy rate ? Geo.tv/Files ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s literacy rate increased by 2% to 60% in 2018-19 from 58% in 2015-16, according to the Economic Survey issued Thursday. The bump in the literacy rate was witnessed among the population aged 10 years and above, the survey said, noting that the literacy rate in the urban areas was higher at 74% as compared to the rural areas with a rate of 51%.

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