State Profile of Madhya Pradesh

By: EconomyWatch   Date: 29 June 2010

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POPULATION (2001 census) 60348023
MALES 31443652
FEMALES 28904371
SEX RATIO (females/1000 males) 920
DENSITY OF POPULATION (Persons/ Square Km) 196
URBAN POPULATION % 26.67
LITERACY RATE (census 2001) in % 63.7
MALE LITERACY in % 76.1
MALE LITERATE in numbers 19672274
FEMALE LITERACY in % 50.3
FEMALE LITERATE in numbers 11920289
BIRTH RATE (PER 1000) (2002)P 30.3
DEATH RATE (PER 1000) 9.7
NSDP at current prices (2002-2003)* Rs Crores 71387 Rs Crores *(2002-2003)
PER CAPITA NSDP (2002-03) at current prices Rs 11438 Rs *(2002-2003)
 

(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

 

USEFUL INFORMATION

Economic Activity: Manufacturing- 26%; Services- 28%; Agriculture - 46%

Investor Profile: Govt. 42.2%; Foreign 13.1%; Indian 44.7%

State priority areas: Electronics; Minerals, food and agriculture industries; telecom; Auto.

Investment Strengths: Proactiveness in seeking investment; non-disruptive labour environment; connectivity to large northern and western markets

Road length per 1000 km : 460
Cell phone/ 100 persons: 0.29
Railway track length /00 sq km: 1.3
Surfaced roads/ 00 sq km: 20.8
Gwalior, Jabalpur, Bhopal and Indore are the domestic airports. Panna, and Khandwa are the two non operational airports in Madhya Pradesh.

MAJOR INDUSTRIES

  • OPTICAL FIBRES
  • AUTOMOBILES
  • SOYABEAN
  • PROCESSING
  • CEMENT
  • FERTILIZERS
  • PAPER AND PULP
  • TYRE AND TUBES GASES
  • ELECTRONIC GOODS
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