Socio-Economics

Below Poverty Line Population

The detailed district wise Below Poverty Line Population of state is as under:


Table 1: Number and Percentage of Population Living Below Poverty Line (BPL) as on Oct 2007

Estimated BPL Population BPL Population Percentage
S.No District/Region Rural Urban Combined Rural Urban Combined
1) Srinagar 6713 66549 73262 8.16 6.38 6.51
2) Ganderbal 54773 2100 56873 24.94 13.87 24.23
3) Budgam 170151 7882 178033 28.15 12.36 26.64
4) Anantnag 102927 15198 118125 15.94 8.87 14.46
5) Kulgam 105392 2295 107687 22.80 15.83 22.59
6) Pulwama 118789 8693 127482 27.96 14.00 26.18
7) Shopian 37557 720 38277 17.10 5.33 16.42
8) Baramulla 222688 14380 237068 30.52 8.69 26.49
9) Bandipora 114294 6552 120846 33.87 12.79 31.09
10) Kupwara 229813 3756 233569 33.33 13.35 32.55
11) Leh (Ladakh) 26850 1698 28548 27.47 5.37 22.07
12) Kargil 41249 744 41993 34.41 6.33 31.90
13) Jammu 119635 57764 177399 15.32 8.23 11.97
14) Samba 34583 5264 39847 16.09 7.30 13.88
15) Kathua 63735 5424 69159 12.66 6.24 11.72
16) Poonch 135035 3369 138404 35.10 12.73 33.67
17) Rajouri 129671 4172 133843 26.14 11.24 25.10
18) Udhampur 117889 7241 125130 29.25 6.81 24.56
19) Reasi 100746 2924 103670 40.15 13.08 37.93
20) Doda 100988 1724 102712 30.67 7.16 29.07
21) Kishtwar 77833 1584 79417 40.10 9.61 37.72
22) Ramban 88461 1021 89482 39.30 8.47 37.73
1) Kashmir Region 1163097 128125 1291222 26.34 7.87 21.37
2) Jammu Region 968576 90487 1059063 25.61 8.19 21.67
3) Ladakh Region 68099 2442 70541 31.29 5.63 27.03
Total State 2199772 221054 2420826 26.14 7.96 21.63

(Data Source: Digest of Statistics, 2011-12)

 

 

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