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Delhi's per capita income highest in country

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Delhi recorded the highest per capita income among all states in the country at Rs 2,40,849 during financial year 2014-15, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday. According to the Delhi government's Delhi Statistical Hand Book, 2015, released on Wednesday, Delhi's per capita income in 2014-15 rose 13.5 per cent from Rs 2.12 lakh in the previous year.

Puducherry recorded the second highest per capita income in the country at Rs 1,75,006, followed by Haryana at Rs 1,47,076 during 2014-15.

According to the survey, the gross state domestic product (GSDP) of Delhi, at current prices, in 2014-15 has increased to over Rs 4.51 lakh crore, a growth of 15.35 per cent over the previous year.

At constant prices, the growth of the GSDP for 2014-15 is 12.81 per cent as compared to 7.4 per cent recorded at the national level. The net state domestic product (NSDP) at current prices during 2014-15 has increased to Rs 43.19 lakh crore, recording a rise of 15.66 per cent, while at constant prices it rose to Rs 2.25 lakh crore, recording a rise of 8.28 per cent.

First Published: Thu, December 10 2015. 00:35 IST