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| Last Updated:: 15/02/2016

Number and percentage of population below poverty line-1993-94

 

Population    >   2008-11

 

State/Uts Rural Urban Combined
% of persons % of persons % of persons
Andhra Pradesh 15.92 38.33 22.19
Arunachal Pradesh 45.01 7.73 39.35
Assam 45.01 7.73 40.86
Bihar 58.21 34.5 54.96
Goa 5.34 27.03 14.92
Gujrat 22.18 27.89 24.21
Haryana 28.02 16.38 25.05
Himachal Pradesh 30.34 9.18 28.44
Jammu & Kashmir 30.34 9.18 25.17
Karnataka 39.88 40.14 33.16
Kerala 25.76 24.55 25.43
Madhya Pradesh 40.64 48.38 42.52
Maharashtra 37.93 35.15 36.86
Manipur 45.01 7.73 33.78
Meghalaya 45.01 7.73 37.92
Mizoram 45.01 7.73 25.66
Nagaland 45.01 7.73 37.92
Orissa 49.72 41.64 48.56
Punjab 11.95 11.35 11.77
Rajasthan 26.46 30.49 27.41
Sikkim 45.01 7.73 41.43
TamilNadu 32.48 39.77 35.05
Tripura 45.01 7.73 39.01
Uttar Pradesh 42.28 35.39 40.85
West Bengal 40.8 22.41 35.66
Andaman & Nicobar 32.48 39.77 34.47
Chandigarh 11.35 11.35 11.35
Dadar & NagarHaveli 51.95 39.93 50.84
Daman & Diu 5.34 27.03 15.8
Delhi 1.9 16.03 14.69
Lakshadweep 25.76 24.55 25.04
Pondicherry 32.48 39.77 37.4
All India 37.27 32.36 35.97

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