State Profile of Uttar Pradesh

By: EconomyWatch   Date: 29 June 2010

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POPULATION (2001 census) 166197921
MALES 565369
FEMALES 632552
SEX RATIO (females/1000 males) 898
DENSITY OF POPULATION (Persons/ Square Km) 689
URBAN POPULATION % 20.78
LITERACY RATE (census 2001) in % 57.36
MALE LITERACY in % 68.8
MALE LITERATE in numbers 48901413
FEMALE LITERACY in % 42.2
FEMALE LITERATE in numbers 26817871
BIRTH RATE (PER 1000) (2002)P 31.6
DEATH RATE (PER 1000) 9.7
NSDP at current prices (2002-2003)* Rs Crores 170424 Rs Crores *(2002-2003)
PER CAPITA NSDP (2002-03) at current prices Rs 9895 Rs *(2002-2003)
 

(2002)P: Provisional
*(2002-03): Advanced Estimates
*(2001-02): Quick Estimate
*(2000-01): Provisional Estimate

Source:Directorate of Economics & Statistics of respective State Governments (As on March 26, 2004), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of IndiaEconomic Activity: Services- Manufacturing- 20%; Services- 37%; Agriculture - 43%

Investor Profile: Govt. 49.3%; Foreign 9.9%; Indian 40.8%

State Priority Areas: Agriculture-based industries; auto ancillaries; electronics; Infotech

Investment Strengths: Adequate coverage of road and railway networks in the state; second largest market amongst all Indian states after Maharashtra; extensive irrigation networks suitable for agri based industries

Road length per 1000 km.: 818

Railway track length /00 sq km: 206

Surfaced roads/ 00 sq km: 47.1

 

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