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GDP per capita of India

Source Economic Survey of India 2014-15
Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation
International Monetary Fund
Date19 Jun 2015
2011-12 series
YearNNI per capita (INR)
current2011-12
2014-1587,74874,104
2013-1480,38869,959
2012-1371,59366,344
2011-1264,31664,316
2011-12 series
YearGDP per capita (INR)
current2011-12
2014-1598,98384,009
2013-1490,68879,305
2012-1380,87975,148
2011-1272,39472,394

The per capita net national income (NNI) of India at current prices during 2014-15 is estimated at 87,748 indian rupees as compared to 80,388 INR for the year 2013-14, showing a rise of 9.2 percent. The per capita income in real terms (at 2011 -12 prices) during 2014-15 is estimated to have attained a level of Rs. 74,104 showing a rise of 5.9 per cent as compared to Rs. 69,959 during 2013-14.

As of 2013-14, GDP per capita at current and 2011-12 prices are 98,983 and 84,009 INR, respectively.

In earlier estamates released on 9th February 2015, per capita income of country at constant and current prices was 74,193 and 88,533 INR, respectively.

The Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation has released the new series of national accounts, revising the base year from 2004-05 to 2011-12. NNI for the base year 2011-12 is estimated at 64,316 Indian rupees. Data from 1950-51 to 2011-12 is from 2004-05 series and 2011-12 to 2014-15 is from 2011-12 series.

According to International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook (April-2015), GDP (nominal) per capita of India in 2014 at current prices is $1,627 compare to $1,508 in 2013. India is the ninth largest economy of the world. But, due to its huge population of more than 1.26 billion, India is at 145th position in term of GDP (nominal) per capita. Per capita income of India is 6.69 times lower than world's average around of $10,880. This figure is 68.66 times lower than richest country of world and 6.5 times greater than poorest country of the world. India is at 34th position in the list of Asian countries.

On the basis of PPP, GDP per capita of India stands at 5,855 International Dollor in 2014. GDP (ppp) per capita of world is 15,189 Int. $. World rank of india is 125 and Asian rank is 30.

By 2015, Rank of India will be 141th and 124th with per capita income of about $1,808 and $6,266 in nominal and ppp method, respectively.

2004-05 series
YearGDP per capita (INR)
2004-05current
1950-517,513274
1951-527,651286
1952-537,737275
1953-548,111296
1954-558,447276
1955-568,579275
1956-578,878323
1957-588,644325
1958-599,087354
1959-609,133365
1960-619,482393
1961-629,597406
1962-639,641426
1963-6410,003480
1964-6510,512548
1965-669,948563
1966-679,699622
1967-6810,228714
1968-6910,322739
1969-7010,767795
1970-7111,025823
1971-7210,924860
1972-7310,585926
1973-7410,6881,103
1974-7510,5471,268
1975-7611,2891,321
1976-7711,1961,393
1977-7811,7781,550
1978-7912,2001,642
1979-8011,2041,747
1980-8111,7112,041
1981-8212,1742,340
1982-8312,2512,541
1983-8412,8942,906
1984-8513,0413,169
1985-8613,4233,483
1986-8713,7513,811
1987-8813,9234,218
1988-8914,9614,889
1989-9015,5215,486
1990-9115,9966,270
1991-9215,7487,000
1992-9316,3087,899
1993-9416,7368,928
1994-9517,50510,283
1995-9618,48711,861
1996-9719,54813,492
1997-9819,92714,646
1998-9920,73416,528
1999-0022,17818,194
2000-0122,49119,115
2001-0223,09520,259
2002-0323,60721,529
2003-0425,11623,775
2004-0526,62926,629
2005-0628,63929,869
2006-0730,80534,249
2007-0833,44639,384
2008-0933,98743,604
2009-1036,24949,402
2010-1139,27058,534
2011-1241,25566,997
Estimates by IMF
YearGDP per capita ($)
NominalPPP
1980266566
1981281643
1982285691
1983305755
1984290794
1985313844
1986326883
1987358921
19883701,024
19893631,103
19903851,177
19913181,205
19923331,275
19933151,338
19943621,429
19953911,539
19964191,653
19974351,717
19984321,808
19994621,955
20004632,041
20014712,152
20024922,236
20035722,424
20046582,645
20057492,939
20068403,263
20071,0813,627
20081,0533,789
20091,1594,085
20101,4304,496
20111,5224,827
20121,4965,095
20131,5085,456
20141,6275,855
20151,8086,266
20161,9426,746
20172,1047,308
20182,2707,932
20192,4638,601
20202,6729,328
gdp per capita of india 1950-2012 in rupees
gdp per capita of india 1980-2014 in dollor