Literacy

3.7 Literacy

Literacy is defined as the ability to read and write.
           
Based on the 2010 Population count, Liloy has a literacy rate of 94.60 percent of the population 10 years and over. This clearly indicates the importance of education as a means of advancement by the residents of the municipality.

Comparatively, among the population 10 years old and over, about 50.50 percent have literate male and 49.50 percent of literate female. Fortunately the male is out numbered by female in term of education literacy.

LITERACY RATE OF POPULATION 10 YEARS OLD & OVER, BY SEX  2010

 

Male

Female

Both Sexes

 

No.

%

No.

%

No.

%

Population 10 years old over

15,175

51.33

14,388

48.67

29,563

100

Literate

14,123

50.50

13,844

49.50

27,967

100

  Literacy Rate (%)

 

 

 

 

 

94.60

Illiterate

1,052

65.91

544

34.09

1,596

100

Total

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: CENSUS 2000