This is a list of the States of India in order of Literacy rate. This information was compiled from NFHS-3 and the 2001 Census of India. National Family Health Survey (NFHS) is a large-scale, multi round survey conducted by the International Institute of Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai designated by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW), Government of India. NFHS-3 was released on 11 Oct 2007.
<nowiki>*</nowiki> 2011 census results shown for Goa.