TABLE  7.19 : POPULATION 6 YEARS OF AGE AND OVER BY LITERACY AGE GROUP AND SEX, CENSUS 2006
  Total   Literate   IIliterate   Percent literate   Percent Illiterate
  Both sexes Male Female   Both sexes Male Female   Both sexes Male Female   Both sexes Male Female   Both sexes Male Female
Total 267,283 135,248 132,035   250,804 125,727 125,077   4,579 2,495 2084   93.83 92.96 94.73   1.71 1.84 1.58
6-9 24,353 12,503 11,850   22,343 11,371 10,972   1,055 659 396   91.75 90.95 92.59   4.33 5.27 3.34
10-14 36,999 19,111 17,888   35,942 18,521 17,421   387 242 145   97.14 96.91 97.39   1.05 1.27 0.81
15-19 39,904 20,155 19,749   38,758 19,549 19,209   286 164 122   97.13 96.99 97.27   0.72 0.81 0.62
20-24 34,809 16,933 17,876   33,552 16,240 17,312   223 110 113   96.39 95.91 96.84   0.64 0.65 0.63
25-29 24,581 11,915 12,666   23,657 11,398 12,259   194 94 100   96.24 95.66 96.79   0.79 0.79 0.79
30-34 20,635 10,022 10,613   19,842 9,598 10,244   195 89 106   96.16 95.77 96.52   0.94 0.89 1.00
35-39 18,174 8,780 9,394   17,503 8,403 9,100   176 87 89   96.31 95.71 96.87   0.97 0.99 0.95
40-44 15,871 7,828 8,043   15,222 7,453 7,769   211 115 96   95.91 95.21 96.59   1.33 1.47 1.19
45-49 13,569 6,872 6,697   12,985 6,558 6,427   226 103 123   95.70 95.43 95.97   1.67 1.50 1.84
50-54 7,936 4,147 3,789   7,580 3,945 3,635   151 82 69   95.51 95.13 95.94   1.90 1.98 1.82
55-59 5,859 3,046 2,813   5,575 2,900 2,675   148 68 80   95.15 95.21 95.09   2.53 2.23 2.84
60-64 5,566 2,852 2,714   5,203 2,681 2,522   234 99 135   93.48 94.00 92.93   4.20 3.47 4.97
65+ 13,944 7,790 6,154   12,607 7,094 5,513   1,090 581 509   90.41 91.07 89.58   7.82 7.46 8.27
Age not stated 5,083 3,294 1,789   35 16 19   3 2 1   0.69 0.49 1.06   0.06 0.06 0.06
Source :Department of National  Planning