State Profile of Karnataka

June 29, 2010Karnatakaby EconomyWatch

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POPULATION (2001 census) 52850562
MALES 26898918
FEMALES 25951644
SEX RATIO (females/1000 males) 964
DENSITY OF POPULATION (Persons/ Square Km) 275
URBAN POPULATION % 33.98%
LITERACY RATE (census 2001) in % 66.6
MALE LITERACY in % 76.1
MALE LITERATE in numbers 17661211
FEMALE LITERACY in % 56.9
FEMALE LITERATE in numbers 12773751
BIRTH RATE (PER 1000) (2002)P 22
DEATH RATE (PER 1000) 7.2
NSDP at current prices (2002-2003)* Rs Crores 97253 Rs Crores *(2001-2002)
PER CAPITA NSDP (2002-03) at current prices Rs 18324 Rs *(2001-2002)
NSDP at current prices (2002-2003)* 97253 Rs Crores *(2001-2002)
PER CAPITA NSDP (2002-03) at current prices 18324 Rs *(2001-2002)

 

 

 

USEFUL INFORMATION

Economic Activity: Manufacturing- 22%; Services- 39%; Agriculture - 39%

Investor Profile: Govt. 30.3%; Foreign 27%; Indian 42.7%

Investment Strengths: Conservative fiscal policies of the state administration; relatively healthy state finances, well developed and adequately -maintained telecom infrastructure, easy availability of highly skilled workers; few industrial disputes.

State priority areas: Infotech; electronics; auto-components; leather, textiles, pharmaceuticals

MAJOR INDUSTRIES IN KARNATAKA

  • AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY
  • ELECTRONIC AND
    TELECOMMUNICATIONS
  • AGRO FOOD PROCESSING
  • APPAREL
  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
  • BIO TECHNOLOGY
  • HANDICRAFT
  • TOURISM

 

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