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  • Consequently the percentage of illiteracy is extremely low.
  • Education is somewhat neglected by them, and the percentage of illiteracy among adults is high.
  • 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.
  • The excess of female illiteracy in the total population also decreased within the same period, from 20.3 to 108 illiterates in a thousand.
  • Since 1880 the proportion of illiteracy has steadily declined for all classes, save the foreignborn between 1880 and 1890, owing to the beginning in these years, on a large scale, of immigration from southern Europe.
 

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