Have you been wondering how our country calculates the per capita income state wise? It is simple, per capita income means the income of public calculated as per the economic unit based on state wise, city wise or whole country wise. The calculation of per capita income is retrieved by dividing total income by the population of that country, state, or city.
In this article, we shall take a look at the top 10 states in India with highest income per capita. For instance, Goa’s per capita income is 3.01 times more compared to the Average India’s income and if you compare it with another state like Bihar, it is 7.18 times more.
Top 10 States in India with Highest Income Per Capita
Amongst all the 33 states of our country, Goa ranks on the top for its highest per capita income. The per capita income as of 2018-2019 is INR 467,998.
Delhi has emerged in its NSDP since last few years substantially. The per capita as recorded for 2018-2019 by Delhi was INR 365,529.Thus, the region ranks on the second position.
Sikkim is also going great in per capita income and has been regarded as one of the top states in India based on highest income per capita. The figures recorded in INR as per 2018-2019 was 357,643.
Chandigarh has also flourished well in various sectors. The per capita as per the state’s record of 2018-2019 report was INR 297,313. Thus, is ranks fourth compared to the top other states in India.
Haryana is no less in comparison with other states with regard to highest per capita income. The state recorded INR 226,644.The state equally gains pride in being in this list.
Puducherry is in comparison with Nauru country for its GDP per capita. If you want to know the share in India, it is INR 220,461. That’s quite a number to achieve for a small state like Puducherry.
Data of the year 2018-2019 has put Karnataka on the seventh position in GDP per capita. As per this data, Karnataka is with INR 210,887.It has been compared with Ecuador in relation its GDP.
Telangana is on eighth position in its per capita GDP as of 2018-2019 data. The state managed to show INR 205,696. We have two more names to complete the list of top states in India based on highest income per capita.
The GDP per capita for Uttarakhand in 2018-2019 was recorded to be INR 198,738. It is one of these reasons the state is on ninth position.
10. Tamil Nadu:
Tamil Nadu is tenth but not the last name in the race of 10 highest income per capita States of India. There are other states too like Maharashtra, Kerala, and Himachal Pradesh that are more or less on the same pace. The recorded GDP per capita data for Tamil Nadu was INR 193,750.
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Article last re-published on December 4, 2020.