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Date : Mar 03, 2019
Table 14: State-wise Poverty Rate
(Person in Million)
States/Union Territories 1993-94 (30 day Recall Period)* 1999-00 (30 day Recall Period)*
No. of Persons Percentage No. of Persons Percentage
Andhra Pradesh 15.40 22.19 11.90 15.77
Arunachal Pradesh 0.37 39.35 0.40 33.47
Assam 9.64 40.86 9.46 36.09
Bihar 49.34 54.96 42.56 42.60
Chhattisgarh . . . .
Goa 0.19 14.92 0.07 4.40
Gujarat 10.52 24.21 6.79 14.07
Haryana 4.39 25.05 1.73 8.74
Himachal Pradesh 1.59 28.44 0.51 7.63
Jammu and Kashmir 2.09 25.17 0.35 3.48
Jharkhand . . . .
Karnataka 15.65 33.16 10.44 20.04
Kerala 7.64 25.43 4.10 12.72
Madhya Pradesh 29.85 42.52 29.85 37.43
Maharashtra 30.52 36.86 22.80 25.02
Manipur 0.68 33.78 0.72 28.54
Meghalaya 0.74 37.92 0.82 33.87
Mizoram 0.19 25.66 0.19 19.47
Nagaland 0.51 37.92 0.55 32.67
Odisha 16.06 48.56 16.91 47.15
Punjab 2.51 11.77 1.45 6.16
Rajasthan 12.85 27.41 8.18 15.28
Sikkim 0.18 41.43 0.21 36.55
Tamil Nadu 20.21 35.03 13.05 21.12
Tripura 1.18 39.01 1.30 34.44
Uttarakhand . . . .
Uttar Pradesh 60.45 40.85 52.99 31.15
West Bengal 25.46 35.66 21.35 27.02
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 0.11 34.47 0.08 20.99
Chandigarh 0.08 11.35 0.05 5.75
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 0.08 50.84 0.03 17.14
Delhi 1.55 14.69 1.15 8.23
Daman & Diu 0.02 15.80 0.01 4.44
Lakshadweep 0.01 25.04 0.01 15.60
Puducherry 0.33 37.40 0.24 21.67
ALL INDIA 320.37 35.97 260.25 26.10

TABLE 14: STATE-WISE POVERTY RATE (Concld.)
(Person in Million)
States/Union Territories 2004-05 (Based on MRP Consumption)# 2009-10 (Based on MRP Consumption)# 2011-12 (Based on MRP Consumption)#
No. of Persons Percentage No. of Persons Percentage No. of Persons Percentage
Andhra Pradesh 23.88 29.90 17.66 21.10 7.88 9.20
Arunachal Pradesh 0.36 31.10 0.35 25.90 0.49 34.67
Assam 9.73 34.40 11.64 37.90 10.13 31.98
Bihar 48.56 54.40 54.35 53.50 35.82 33.74
Chhattisgarh 10.99 49.40 12.19 48.70 10.41 39.93
Goa 0.36 25.00 0.13 8.70 0.08 5.09
Gujarat 17.22 31.80 13.62 23.00 10.22 16.63
Haryana 5.51 24.10 5.00 20.10 2.88 11.16
Himachal Pradesh 1.46 22.90 0.64 9.50 0.56 8.06
Jammu and Kashmir 1.42 13.20 1.15 9.40 1.33 10.35
Jharkhand 13.07 45.30 12.62 39.10 12.43 36.96
Karnataka 18.57 33.40 14.23 23.60 12.98 20.91
Kerala 6.50 19.70 3.96 12.00 2.40 7.05
Madhya Pradesh 31.69 48.60 26.18 36.70 23.41 31.65
Maharashtra 39.33 38.10 27.08 24.50 19.79 17.35
Manipur 0.87 38.00 1.25 47.10 1.02 36.89
Meghalaya 0.39 16.10 0.49 17.10 0.36 11.87
Mizoram 0.14 15.30 0.23 21.10 0.23 20.40
Nagaland 0.19 9.00 0.41 20.90 0.38 18.88
Odisha 22.02 57.20 15.32 37.00 13.85 32.59
Punjab 5.38 20.90 4.35 15.90 2.32 8.26
Rajasthan 21.03 34.40 16.70 24.80 10.29 14.71
Sikkim 0.18 31.10 0.08 13.10 0.05 8.19
Tamil Nadu 18.68 28.90 12.18 17.10 8.26 11.28
Tripura 1.37 40.60 0.63 17.40 0.52 14.05
Uttarakhand 2.97 32.70 1.79 18.00 1.16 11.26
Uttar Pradesh 73.55 40.90 73.79 37.70 59.82 29.43
West Bengal 28.91 34.30 24.03 26.70 18.50 19.98
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 0.01 3.00 0.00 0.40 0.00 1.00
Chandigarh 0.11 11.60 0.10 9.20 0.24 21.81
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 0.13 49.30 0.13 39.10 0.14 39.31
Delhi 2.04 13.10 2.33 14.20 1.70 9.91
Daman & Diu 0.02 8.80 0.08 33.30 0.03 9.86
Lakshadweep 0.00 6.40 0.00 6.80 0.00 2.77
Puducherry 0.15 14.10 0.01 1.20 0.12 9.69
ALL INDIA 407.61 37.20 354.68 29.80 269.78 21.92
.: Not Applicable.
MRP: Mixed Recall Period.    *: Lakdawala Methodology.    #: Tendulkar Methodology. (Please see notes on table)
Source: National Sample Survey Organisation, NITI Aayog.

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