Sentence Examples


  • There was, therefore, a residue of 9% of illiterates, most of whom were not born in Australia.
  • Rhese are, however, the only institutions in which a decrease is shown, and by the law of 1906 5000 of these institutions are to be provided in the communes where the proportion of illiterates is highest.
  • 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 average number of each sex in Burma per thousand is :- literates, male 378; female, 45; illiterates, male, 622; female, 955.