State Profile of Kerala

June 29, 2010Keralaby EconomyWatch

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POPULATION (2001 census) 31841374
MALES 15468614
FEMALES 16372760
SEX RATIO (females/1000 males) 1058
DENSITY OF POPULATION (Persons/ Square Km) 819
URBAN POPULATION % 90.92
LITERACY RATE (census 2001) in % 90.9
MALE LITERACY in % 94.2
MALE LITERATE in numbers 127536023
FEMALE LITERACY in % 87.2
FEMALE LITERATE in numbers 12732086
NSDP at current prices (2002-2003)* 69602 Rs Crores *(2001-2002)
PER CAPITA NSDP (2002-03) at current prices 21310 Rs *(2001-2002)

 

(2002)P: Provisional
*(2002-03): Advanced Estimates
*(2001-02): Quick Estimate
*(2000-01): Provisional Estimate
NSDP: Net State Domestic product
 

Source: Directorate of Economics & Statistics of respective State Governments (As on March 26, 2004), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India

 

MAJOR INDUSTRIES

  • Sea Food And Marine Products
  • Textiles And Garments
  • Spices And Spices Extracts
  • Electronics
  • Minerals And Clay Based Products
  • Biotechnology
  • Light Engineering
  • Petro Chemicals
  • Rubber Products
  • Herbal Products
  • Tourism
  • Computer Software