Team DEF with participants in ICT workshop dated 29-03-2014
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- By far the largest state in India with population of 200 million.
- Sex ratio is 908 in UP as compared to 940 in India.
- Literacy rate is 70% as compared to 74% in India.
- Lowest urban literacy rate in UP at 77% amongst all states in India.
- Low female literacy rate in UP at 59% as compared to 65% in India.
- Literacy rate in urban areas for females in UP ranks 3rd from bottom after J&K & Rajasthan
- Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR per 100,000 births) in UP is 359 as compared to 212 for India and 127 for the four southern states.
- Infant Morality Rate (IMR per 1000 births) in UP is 71 as compared to 50 in India and 12 in Kerala.
- U5MR (Under 5 Mortality Rate per 1000 births) in UP is 94 as compared to 64 in India and 14 in Kerala.
- 94% enrollment of children in school in age group 6-14.
- 48% children in private schools in UP.
- 57% students in class 5 cannot read class 2 books (Hindi).
- 80% students in class 5 cannot divide & 60% cannot subtract.
- Average attendance in UP schools about 56% on a given day.