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  • There was, therefore, a residue of 9% of illiterates, most of whom were not born in Australia.
  • The census of 1871 gave 73% of illiterates, that of 1881, 67%, and that of 1901, 56%, i.e.
  • In Piedmont there were 17.7% of illiterates above six years (the lowest) and in Calabria 78.7% (the highest), the figures for the whole country being 48~5.
  • 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.

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