The data refers to head count ratio and number of poor persons (in lakh) for 1973-74, 1983, 1993-94 and 2004-05 for Rural India, Urban India and on country level.
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Headcount Ratio and Number of Poor Persons Below Poverty Line in India (Combined, Rural and Urban Both)
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Source : Planning Commission Note: 1. Poverty Ratio of Assam is used for Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Tripura. 2. Poverty Ratio of Tamil Nadu is used for Pondicherry and A&N Isalnds. 3. Poverty ratio of Kerala is used for Lakshdweep. 4. Urban Poverty ratio of Punjab is used for both rural and urban poverty of Chandigarh. 5. Poverty Line of Maharashtra and expenditure distribution of Goa is used to estimate the poverty ratio of Goa. 6. Poverty Line of Maharashtra and expenditure distribution of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is used to estimate the poverty ratio of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.