Identification of Regression Model for Crime Rate and Literacy Rate in India


Nandkumar Bodhgire
School of Social Sciences, S.R.T.M. University, Nanded, India.

Aniket Muley
School of Mathematical Sciences, S.R.T.M. University, Nanded, India.


This paper mainly focuses on crime rate and literacy in India. Crime Rate in India is reported 385.5 in 2019 which has been increasing by upward trend since 1980 as per the data provided by National Crime Records Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs, and Government of India. An attempt is made to find the relationship between the crime rate and literacy rate in states and union territories through a regression model. The result shows that Strength of association is even though less it indicates a positive relationship between literacy rate and IPC, SLL and Crime against Children.