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| Last Updated:: 15/02/2016

Number and Percentage of Population Below Poverty line-1983

 

Population    >   2008-11

 

State/Uts Rural Urban Combined
% of persons % of persons % of persons
Andhra Pradesh 26.53 36.3 28.91
Arunachal Pradesh 42.6 21.73 40.88
Assam 42.6 21.73 40.47
Bihar 64.37 47.33 62.22
Goa 14.81 27 18.9
Gujrat 29.8 39.14 32.79
Haryana 20.56 24.15 21.37
Himachal Pradesh 17 9.43 16.4
Jammu & Kashmir 26.04 17.76 24.24
Karnataka 36.33 42.82 38.24
Kerala 39.03 45.68 40.42
Madhya Pradesh 48.9 53.06 49.78
Maharashtra 45.23 40.26 43.44
Manipur 42.6 21.73 37.02
Meghalaya 42.6 21.73 38.81
Mizoram 42.6 21.73 36
Nagaland 42.6 21.73 39.25
Orissa 67.53 49.15 65.29
Punjab 13.2 23.79 16.18
Rajasthan 33.5 37.94 34.46
Sikkim 42.6 21.73 39.71
TamilNadu 53.99 46.96 51.66
Tripura 42.6 21.73 40.03
Uttar Pradesh 46.45 49.82 47.07
West Bengal 63.05 32.32 54.85
Andaman & Nicobar 53.99 46.96 52.13
Chandigarh 23.79 23.79 23.79
Dadar & NagarHaveli 14.81 27 15.67
Delhi 7.66 27.89 26.22
Lakshadweep 39.03 45.68 42.36
Pondicherry 53.99 46.96 50.06
All India 45.65 40.79 44.48

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