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| Last Updated:: 15/02/2016

Number and percentage of population below poverty line-1999-2000

 

Population    >   2008-11

 

State/Uts Rural Urban Combined
% of persons % of persons % of persons
Andhra Pradesh 11.05 26.63 15.77
Arunachal Pradesh 40.04 7.47 33.47
Assam 40.04 7.47 36.09
Bihar 44.3 32.91 42.6
Goa 1.35 7.52 4.4
Gujrat 13.17 15.59 14.07
Haryana 8.27 9.99 8.74
Himachal Pradesh 7.94 4.63 7.63
Jammu & Kashmir 3.97 1.98 3.48
Karnataka 17.38 25.25 20.04
Kerala 9.38 20.27 12.72
Madhya Pradesh 37.06 38.44 37.43
Maharashtra 23.72 26.81 25.02
Manipur 40.04 7.47 28.54
Meghalaya 40.04 7.41 33.87
Mizoram 40.04 7.41 19.47
Nagaland 40.04 7.41 32.67
Orissa 48.01 42.83 47.15
Punjab 6.35 5.75 6.16
Rajasthan 13.74 19.85 15.28
Sikkim 40.04 7.47 36.55
TamilNadu 20.55 22.11 21.12
Tripura 40.04 7.47 34.44
Uttar Pradesh 31.22 30.89 31.15
West Bengal 31.85 14.86 27.02
Andaman & Nicobar 20.55 22.11 20.99
Chandigarh 5.75 5.75 5.75
Dadar & NagarHaveli 17.57 13.52 17.14
Daman & Diu 1.35 7.52 4.44
Delhi 0.4 9.42 8.23
Lakshadweep 9.38 20.27 15.6
Pondicherry 20.55 22.11 21.67
All India 27.09 23.62 26.1

                            Source: Planning Commission, Government of India(2002), National Human Development
                            Report 2001, Planning Commission, New Delhi.