Delhi sees 16 per cent rise in per capita income
The per capita income of people in Delhi at current prices without factoring in inflation has been estimated at Rs 2,01,083 which is a rise of Rs 27,397 from Rs 1,73,686 in 2011-12, according to Economic Survey tabled today in Delhi Assembly. The national average has been worked out at Rs 61,564.
On the basis of constant prices, the per capita income for 2012-13 was estimated at Rs 1,20,414, a jump of Rs 7,788 compared to Rs 1,12,626 the previous fiscal. The national average was estimated at Rs 39,143 against Rs 38,037 in 2011-12. The data has been reached as per advanced estimate.
"The per capita income reflects the availability of ample employment opportunity in the city and satisfaction level of the residents," Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit who presented the economic survey said.
As per the economic survey, gross state domestic product at current prices has increased to Rs 3.65 lakh crore in 2012-13 which is a growth of 17.70 per cent over the Rs 3.10 lakh crore in 2011-12.
"The advanced estimate of gross state domestic product of Delhi during 2012-13 recorded at Rs 3,65,726 crore," the survey report said.
At constant prices, the gross state domestic product for 2012-13 was recorded at Rs 2.20 lakh crore as against 2.02 lakh crore in 2011-12.
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