How to use Illiterates in a sentence
The proportion of illiterates is small.
There was, therefore, a residue of 9% of illiterates, most of whom were not born in Australia.
In 1900 the percentage of illiterates at least ten years old was 3.1.
In 1890 females preponderated among illiterates only in the age-group 10 to 19 years.
The excess of female illiteracy in the total population also decreased within the same period, from 20.3 to 108 illiterates in a thousand.Advertisement
It has already been observed that paupers and convicted criminals are excluded in many states, illiterates in some states.
The percentage of illiterates declined from 50.97% in 1880 to 41% in 1890, and 34% in 1900, when Alabama ranked third among the states in illiteracy.
Of the total population, 10 years of age and over, 30.5% were illiterates in 1 9 00 -49'9% were illiterates in 1880 - and as regards the whites of native birth alone, Georgia ranked ninth in illiteracy, in 1900, among the states and territories of the Union.
Of the above 131 illiterates in 1900-1901, 114 were in East and West Prussia, Posen and Silesia.
Elementary education is improving, but, after Dalmatia, Bukovina still shows the largest number of illiterates in Austria.Advertisement
Education is well advanced, and Bohemia has the lowest proportion of illiterates amongst the Austrian provinces.
At the close of the 19th century, however, the accommodation was insufficient, the attendance limited in consequence, and the percentage of illiterates high; reaching 88.5% in some of the rural communes.
The proportion of illiterates is very small, in 1900, 95.4% of the population (of 10 years old or over) being able to read and write.
In Ireland there had been 66 elections contested, and out of 451,000 voters 93,000 were illiterates.
He favoured a policy of Americanization for the foreign population and the education of illiterates.Advertisement
For years, economic illiterates have been claiming that it would, supposedly by improving the ratio of working people to retirees.
Some years ago, although not a professional teacher, my wife used to help in classes run by the LCC for adult illiterates.
The census of 1871 gave 73% of illiterates, that of 1881, 67%, and that of 1901, 56%, i.e.
The separation of church and state is provided for by the constitution, and both the nation and the states are forbidden to establish, subsidize or restrict the exercise of any religious worship. Foreigners are eligible to Brazilian citizenship, and the right of suffrage is conferred upon all male citizens over twenty-one years of age, except beggars, illiterates, the rank and file of the armed forces, members of monastic orders, &c., bound by private vows, and all unregistered citizens.
If we continue to allow our schools to churn out illiterates perhaps we should adopt some similar yardstick of progress for the next government.Advertisement
According to the census of 1897 the number of illiterates varied from 89.2 to 44.9% of the population in the rural districts, and from 63.6 to 37.2% in the urban.
It is well provided with schools of every description, and the number of illiterates is steadily decreasing.
The proportion was greatly reduced in the 1901 census by the inclusion of the Shan States and the Chin hills, which mostly consist of illiterates.
The postal service is unavoidably limited and defective, owing to the rugged character of the country, its sparse population, and the large percentage of illiterates.
In 1890 the percentage of illiterates in the total population had been 28.5; in 1900 it had fallen to 22.7, and in 1910 to 16.5.Advertisement
In Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia the standard of education - elementary, higher and technical - is excellent, and there are practically no illiterates - a state of affairs attributable to the interest which the Czech nation (imbued with the traditions of Comenius) had ever taken in education.