Your browser has javascript disabled. Please enable it before running Convergence.

India Human Development Report

Children out of school are the number of primary-school-age children not enrolled in primary or secondary school. The data desaggregated by social groups (Scheduled caste, Scheduled Tribe, Other Backward Class) and major religious communities (Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Christian).
The place of birth (POB) is the place where a person was born. This place is often used in legal documents, together with name and date of birth, to uniquely identify a person. Percentage of live births disaggregated by population with No Education and population with more than 12 years of education. Live birth refers to the complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception, irrespective of the duration of the pregnancy, which, after such separation, breathes or shows any other evidence of life - e.g.
Child labour refers to the employment of children in any work that deprives children of their childhood, interferes with their ability to attend regular school, and that is mentally, physically, socially or morally dangerous and harmful. Data contains the percentage of de jure (According to the Law) children age 5-14 years, who were engaged in household chores, family work or in paid/unpaid work for an someone who is not the member of the household. Data is disaggregated by Gender, Social Groups and major religion communities.
Percentage of households that have electricity facility for domestic use. Data is expressed as per cent. Data is disaggregated by location. Domestic use of the electricity may be for lighting or cooking or for both. Electricity may be used legally or illegally and the electricity may be supplied to the household either through public agencies, corporations or by private suppliers. However, if the household makes its own arrangement, either through generator or solar panel, to generate electricity, the household will not be considered as having electricity for domestic use.
literacy rate defined as percentage of persons aged 7 years and above who can read and write a short simple sentence with understanding for a given time period. Data is disaggregated by Social Groups and major religion communities.
The average annual expenditure incurred per student of age 5-29 years currently pursuing general education has been furnished in the Data. It is disaggregated by Social Groups and major religion communities.
Net attendance ratio is defined as the ratio of the number of persons in the official age-group attending any educational institution in a particular class-group to the total number persons in the age-group. Data is disaggregated by Social Groups.
Houses made with high quality materials throughout, including the floor, roof, and exterior walls, are called pucca houses. Houses made from mud, thatch, or other low-quality materials are called katcha houses. Data is disaggregated by Social Groups and major religion communities.
Sex ratio at birth, defined as the number of girls born for every 1000 boys born, is a more accurate and refined indicator of the extent of prenatal sex selection. It is further categorized by Social Groups and Major Religious Communities.
Poverty: Condition where peoples basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter are not being met in rural and urban areas during the year.


Subscribe to India Human Development Report