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Date : Nov 19, 2022
RBI releases “Handbook of Statistics on Indian States, 2021-22”

Today, the Reserve Bank of India released the seventh edition of its statistical publication titled “Handbook of Statistics on Indian States 2021-22”. Through this publication, the Reserve Bank has been disseminating wide-ranging data on the regional economies of India.

This publication covers sub-national statistics on socio-demographics, state domestic product, agriculture, price and wages, industry, infrastructure, banking and fiscal indicators across Indian states over various time periods ranging from 1951 to 2021-22. In the current edition of the Handbook, two new sections viz., Health and Environment are introduced.

In addition to the updation of the existing data series, 9 new tables have been included on the following indicators:

i) Social and Demographic Indicators

  • State-wise Maternal Mortality Ratio, 1999-01 to 2017-19; and

  • State-wise Total Fertility Rate, 2003 to 2020.

ii) Health

  • State-wise Children Aged 6-59 Months Who are Anaemic, 2005-06 to 2019-21; and

  • State-wise Pregnant Women Aged 15-49 Years Who are Anaemic, 1998-99 to 2019-21.

iii) Agriculture

  • State-wise Cold Storage Capacity, 2015- 2021.

iv) Environment

  • State-wise Forest Cover, 1987 to 2021; and

  • State-wise Tree Cover, 2001 to 2021.

v) Infrastructure

  • State-wise Total Installed Capacity of Grid Interactive Renewable Power, 2007 to 2021.

vi) Fiscal

  • State-wise Outstanding Guarantees of State Governments, 2008 to 2022.

The electronic form of the Handbook can be accessed on

Comments and suggestions on the Handbook are welcome and may please be sent to the Director, Regional Economy Monitoring Division, Department of Economic and Policy Research, Reserve Bank of India, 6th Floor, Amar Building, Mumbai 400001 or please click here to send email.

(Yogesh Dayal)     
Chief General Manager

Press Release: 2022-2023/1233