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Economic Survey: Delhi is ranked third in terms of per capita income, behind Sikkim and Goa

According to the Economic Survey of Delhi 2021-22, Delhi was ranked third in terms of per capita income, behind Sikkim and Goa.
According to the survey, Delhi’s GDP increased by about 50% in the last six years, rising from 6,16,085 crore in 2016-17 to 9,23,967 crore in 2021-22.

Delhi’s per capita income increased 16.81 percent year on year to 4,01,982 in fiscal 2021-22, according to the survey.

“At current prices, Delhi’s per capita income in 2021-22 will be 4,01,982 compared to 3,44,136 in 2020-21, representing a 16.81 percent increase. Delhi is ranked third among States/UTs in terms of per capita income, with Goa first and Sikkim second “according to the survey.

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia presented the economic survey for the fiscal year 2021-22 in the Assembly on Friday. In 2021-22, Delhi’s per capita income was three times higher than the national average, according to the report. “Delhi’s Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) increased by 17.65% from the previous year to 9,23,967 crore in the financial year 2021-22,” according to the report. In 2021-22, Delhi had a revenue surplus of 1,450 crore. According to the report, surplus revenue decreased by 0.04 percent in 2021-22.

According to the report, the total number of motor vehicles on the road in Delhi as of March 31, 2021 was 122.53 lakh, up 3.03 percent year on year. According to the survey, Delhi’s forest and tree cover increased to 342 square kilometres in 2021. This means that forests now account for 23.06 percent of the total geographical area. It cited the latest India State of Forest Report, 2021, which stated that among the seven major megacities, Delhi has the largest forest cover of 194.24 sq km, followed by Mumbai and Bengaluru. Manufacturing revenue increased from 18,907 crore in 2011-12 to 42,230 crore in 2021-22, according to the report.

The number of electricity consumers in Delhi increased from 43.01 lakh to 63.87 lakh between 2011-12 and 2020-21. According to the report, 93 percent of Delhi households now have access to piped water. It noted that important vital indicators such as infant mortality rate, neonatal mortality rate, and under-five mortality rate in Delhi are lower at 11, 10 and 19 compared to the national averages of 30, 23, and 36, respectively.

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