India's per capita income rises by 7.4% to Rs 93,293

New Delhi: India's per capita income rose by 7.4 percent to Rs 93,293 in 2015-16, compared to Rs 86,879 in the preceding fiscal, government data showed on Tuesday.

The data was released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. Reuters

Data was released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. Reuters

"The per capita income at current prices during 2015-16 is estimated to have attained a level of Rs 93,293 as compared to the First Revised Estimate for the year 2014-15 of Rs 86,879 showing a rise of 7.4 percent," as per data on Provisional Estimates of Annual National Income and Quarterly Estimates of Gross Domestic Product 2015-16.

The data was released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.

Per capita income is a broad indicator of prosperity. In real terms, the per capita income (at 2011-12 prices) during 2015-16 is estimated to have attained a level of Rs 77,435, up 6.2 percent from Rs 72,889 for the year 2014-15.

The Gross National Income (GNI) at 2011-12 prices is now estimated at Rs 112.13 trillion as against Rs 112.14 trillion estimated earlier for 2015-16.

In 2014-15, it was Rs 104.28 trillion."In terms of growth rates, the gross national income is estimated to have risen by 7.5 percent during 2015-16, in comparison to the growth rate of 7.3 percent in 2014-15."


Updated Date: May 31, 2016 23:13 PM

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