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Per Capita Income of Indian States

The latest report on the state per capita income released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation on 20 Aug 2015, says that Goa has highest state per capita income followed by Delhi and Sikkim respectively. While Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Manipur, Assam, and Jharkhand are top 5 poorest states in terms of NSDP per capita.
Jul 20, 2016 12:16 IST

As per the report of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (released on 20 Aug 2015), the state per capita income of Goa is highest in the country followed by Delhi and Sikkim respectively. While Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Manipur, Assam, and Jharkhand are top 5 poorest states in terms of NSDP per capita.

What is Per Capita Income: It is the mean income of the people in an economic unit such as a country a state or a city. To know per capita income, total income of a unit is devided by the population of that unit.

1. Per capita income of Goa is 3.01 times more than India's average and 7.18 times more than poorest state Bihar. GDP per capita of Bihar is 31,199 INR for year 2013-14 and 36,143 for 2014-15.

2. Goa has highest NSDP per capita among 33 Indian states and union territories. NSDP per capita of Goa is estimated at 224,138 Indian rupees in 2013-14 at current prices. Ranking of Delhi is two with per capita income around of 212,219 INR. Sikkim is at third, Chandigarh is at forth and Puducherry is fifth richest economy of India.

3. Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Manipur, Assam, and Jharkhand is top 5 poorest state in terms of nsdp per capita. These five states have net state domestic product per capita below Rs. 50,000.

Position of other states is given in the table

Rank

State

NSDP capita (INR at Current prices)

$ (2014)

NSDP capita (INR at 2004-05 prices)

14-15

13-14

14-15

13-14

1

Goa

-

224,138

4,903

-

137,401

2

Delhi

240849

212,219

4,642

125809

118,411

3

Sikkim

-

176,491

3,861

-

83,527

4

Chandigarh

-

156,951

3,433

-

82,798

5

Puducherry

175006

143,677

3,143

102965

94,787

6

Haryana

147076

133,427

2,919

71493

67,260

7

Maharashtra

129235

117,091

2,561

72200

69,097

8

Tamil Nadu

128366

112,664

2,464

66635

62,361

9

A. & N. Islands

-

107,418

2,350

-

72,716

10

Gujarat

-

106,831

2,337

-

63,168

11

Kerala

-

103,820

2,271

-

58,961

12

Uttarakhand

115632

103,716

2,269

63820

59,161

13

Telangana

103889

95,361

2,086

51017

48,881

14

Punjab

99578

92,350

2,020

51403

49,529

15

Himachal Pradesh

-

92,300

2,019

-

54,494

16

Karnataka

101594

89,545

1,959

48907

46,012

17

Arunachal Pradesh

96199

85,468

1,870

37683

36,019

18

Andhra Pradesh

90517

81,397

1,780

44831

42,170

19

Nagaland

85544

77,529

1,696

51888

49,963

20

Mizoram

-

76,120

1,665

-

41,094

21

West Bengal

78903

70,059

1,532

38624

36,293

22

Tripura

-

69,705

1,525

-

47,261

23

Rajasthan

72156

65,974

1,443

33186

31,836

24

Meghalaya

69516

61,548

1,346

39503

37,154

25

Jammu & Kashmir

58888

59,279

1,297

30612

31,448

26

Chhattisgarh

64442

58,547

1,281

29047

28,373

27

Odisha

59229

52,559

1,150

26531

24,929

28

Madhya Pradesh

59770

51,798

1,133

29218

26,853

29

Jharkhand

52147

46,131

1,009

30950

28,882

30

Assam

49480

44,263

968

23968

23,392

31

Manipur

-

41,573

909

-

24,042

32

Uttar Pradesh

40373

36,250

793

20057

19,233

33

Bihar

36143

31,199

682

16801

15,506


India


74,380

1,627


39,904

Source: Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation

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