Delhi recorded the highest per capita income among all states in the country at Rs. 2,40,849 during the financial year 2014-15, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today said. According to Delhi Government’s Delhi Statistical Hand Book, 2015 released today, Delhi’s per capita income in 2014-15 has increased to Rs. 2.41 lakh from Rs. 2.12 lakh in the previous fiscal, a rise of nearly 13.50 percent over the period.
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. As per 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 percent over the previous year.
At constant prices, the growth of the GSDP for 2014-15 is 12.81 percent 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 43.19 lakh crore, recording a rise of 15.66 per cent while at constant prices it rose to 2.25 lakh crore recording a rise of 8.28 per cent.