* Kerala also reportedly has the highest literacy rate among the states of India, followed by the state of Mizoram. It’s a common sight to see people read local language newspapers. People are generally very informed. Ernakulam became the first district to attain 100% literacy. And programs like Literacy Mission, Kerala and the state government’s education efforts help reach this figure.

*Kerala is the first state in India to reach 100% literacy rate.

* Female to male sex ratio is highest in India

* Kerala is the only state in India where Ayurveda is still a main stream medicine. There are Ayurvedic medical colleges and hospitals across the state.
* Kerala has the oldest Muslim, Christian and Jewish communities in India.