State Profile of Tamil Nadu

June 29, 2010Tamil Naduby EconomyWatch

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POPULATION (2001 census) 62405679
MALES 31400909
FEMALES 31004770
SEX RATIO (females/1000 males) 986
DENSITY OF POPULATION (Persons/ Square Km) 478
LITERACY RATE (census 2001) in % 73.5%
MALE LITERACY in % 82.4%
MALE LITERATE in numbers 22809662
FEMALE LITERACY in % 64.4%
FEMALE LITERATE in numbers 17714883
BIRTH RATE (PER 1000) (2002)P 18.5
DEATH RATE (PER 1000) 7.7
NSDP at current prices (2002-2003)* Rs Crores 136781 Rs Crores *(2002-2003)
PER CAPITA NSDP (2002-03) at current prices Rs 21738 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: Services- Manufacturing- 34%; Services- 45%; Agriculture - 21%

Investor Profile: Govt. 55.1%; Foreign 14.9%; Indian 29.9%

Investment Strengths: Business-savvy state government; responsive local administration; good railways, ports and telecom network; adequate road connectivity; availability of low cost labour through out the state.

State Priority Areas: Electronics; software; auto components; pharmaceuticals; leather

 

MAJOR INDUSTRIES IN TAMIL NADU

  • Mineral Based Industry

  • Leather Industry

  • Engineering Industry

  • Leather Industry

  • Pharmaceuticals Industry

  • Cotton Textile And Hosiery

  • Readymade Garments Industries

  • Wood Products Industry

  • Agro Based Industry

  • Chemical And Petro Chemical Industry

Following Are Some Upcoming Industries In The State

  • Electronics Industry

  • Softwares Industry

  • Consumer Durables Industry

  • Biotech Food Industry

  • Food Processing Industry

  • Rubber And Plastic Products Industry

  • Tourism Industry

  • Hotels Industry

  • Financial Services Industry

  • Hotels Industry