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Per capita income gap between Karnataka's richest, poorest districts widens

The average income in Bengaluru Urban, which continues to be the richest district in the state, was Rs 6.2 lakh in FY22. This is almost 5x higher than the income in in Kalaburagi

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As Karnataka gears up for another round of Assembly elections in May, Business Standard analyses the progress of its districts across various economic and social metrics that brings forth a potentially asymmetrical development trend.

Even though the average income in the state has increased from Rs 1.02 lakh in 2012-13 to Rs 2.66 lakh in 2021-22 (FY22), data shows that the gap in incomes between the state’s richest and poorest districts has widened.

The average income in Bengaluru Urban, which continues to be the richest district in the state, was Rs 6.2 lakh in FY22 (for which data

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First Published: Apr 23 2023 | 10:43 PM IST

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