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Date : Oct 13, 2020
Table 14: State-wise Poverty Rate
(Person in Lakh)
State/Union Territory 1993-94 (30 day Recall Period)* 1999-00 (30 day Recall Period)*
No. of Persons Percentage No. of Persons Percentage
Andhra Pradesh 154.0 22.2 119.0 15.8
Arunachal Pradesh 3.7 39.4 4.0 33.5
Assam 96.4 40.9 94.6 36.1
Bihar 493.4 55.0 425.6 42.6
Chhattisgarh . . . .
Goa 1.9 14.9 0.7 4.4
Gujarat 105.2 24.2 67.9 14.1
Haryana 43.9 25.1 17.3 8.7
Himachal Pradesh 15.9 28.4 5.1 7.6
Jammu and Kashmir 20.9 25.2 3.5 3.5
Jharkhand . . . .
Karnataka 156.5 33.2 104.4 20.0
Kerala 76.4 25.4 41.0 12.7
Madhya Pradesh 298.5 42.5 298.5 37.4
Maharashtra 305.2 36.9 228.0 25.0
Manipur 6.8 33.8 7.2 28.5
Meghalaya 7.4 37.9 8.2 33.9
Mizoram 1.9 25.7 1.9 19.5
Nagaland 5.1 37.9 5.5 32.7
Odisha 160.6 48.6 169.1 47.2
Punjab 25.1 11.8 14.5 6.2
Rajasthan 128.5 27.4 81.8 15.3
Sikkim 1.8 41.4 2.1 36.6
Tamil Nadu 202.1 35.0 130.5 21.1
Tripura 11.8 39.0 13.0 34.4
Uttarakhand . . . .
Uttar Pradesh 604.5 40.9 529.9 31.2
West Bengal 254.6 35.7 213.5 27.0
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 1.1 34.5 0.8 21.0
Chandigarh 0.8 11.4 0.5 5.8
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 0.8 50.8 0.3 17.1
Delhi 15.5 14.7 11.5 8.2
Daman & Diu 0.2 15.8 0.1 4.4
Lakshadweep 0.1 25.0 0.1 15.6
Puducherry 3.3 37.4 2.4 21.7
ALL INDIA 3203.7 36.0 2602.5 26.1

TABLE 14: STATE-WISE POVERTY RATE (Concld.)
(Person in Lakh)
State/Union Territory 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 238.8 29.9 176.6 21.1 78.8 9.2
Arunachal Pradesh 3.6 31.1 3.5 25.9 4.9 34.7
Assam 97.3 34.4 116.4 37.9 101.3 32.0
Bihar 485.6 54.4 543.5 53.5 358.2 33.7
Chhattisgarh 109.9 49.4 121.9 48.7 104.1 39.9
Goa 3.6 25.0 1.3 8.7 0.8 5.1
Gujarat 172.2 31.8 136.2 23.0 102.2 16.6
Haryana 55.1 24.1 50.0 20.1 28.8 11.2
Himachal Pradesh 14.6 22.9 6.4 9.5 5.6 8.1
Jammu and Kashmir 14.2 13.2 11.5 9.4 13.3 10.4
Jharkhand 130.7 45.3 126.2 39.1 124.3 37.0
Karnataka 185.7 33.4 142.3 23.6 129.8 20.9
Kerala 65.0 19.7 39.6 12.0 24.0 7.1
Madhya Pradesh 316.9 48.6 261.8 36.7 234.1 31.7
Maharashtra 393.3 38.1 270.8 24.5 197.9 17.4
Manipur 8.7 38.0 12.5 47.1 10.2 36.9
Meghalaya 3.9 16.1 4.9 17.1 3.6 11.9
Mizoram 1.4 15.3 2.3 21.1 2.3 20.4
Nagaland 1.9 9.0 4.1 20.9 3.8 18.9
Odisha 220.2 57.2 153.2 37.0 138.5 32.6
Punjab 53.8 20.9 43.5 15.9 23.2 8.3
Rajasthan 210.3 34.4 167.0 24.8 102.9 14.7
Sikkim 1.8 31.1 0.8 13.1 0.5 8.2
Tamil Nadu 186.8 28.9 121.8 17.1 82.6 11.3
Tripura 13.7 40.6 6.3 17.4 5.2 14.1
Uttarakhand 29.7 32.7 17.9 18.0 11.6 11.3
Uttar Pradesh 735.5 40.9 737.9 37.7 598.2 29.4
West Bengal 289.1 34.3 240.3 26.7 185.0 20.0
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 0.1 3.0 0.0 0.4 0.0 1.0
Chandigarh 1.1 11.6 1.0 9.2 2.4 21.8
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 1.3 49.3 1.3 39.1 1.4 39.3
Delhi 20.4 13.1 23.3 14.2 17.0 9.9
Daman & Diu 0.2 8.8 0.8 33.3 0.3 9.9
Lakshadweep 0.0 6.4 0.0 6.8 0.0 2.8
Puducherry 1.5 14.1 0.1 1.2 1.2 9.7
ALL INDIA 4076.1 37.2 3546.8 29.8 2697.8 21.9
.: Not Applicable.
MRP: Mixed Recall Period.    *: Lakdawala Methodology.    #: Tendulkar Methodology. (Please see notes on table)
Sources: National Sample Survey Organisation and NITI Aayog.

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