Lead­ing in Growth, Lag­ging in So­cial In­dices

How Gu­jarat fares vis-a-vis other de­vel­oped states

India Today - - GUJARAT -

Note: 1) Change is mea­sured as log per cent change in lev­els of each cat­e­gory 2) Positive change is bet­ter for GSDP, Ed­u­ca­tion At­tain­ment; neg­a­tive change bet­ter for In­fant Mor­tal­ity Rate 3) Ed­u­ca­tion At­tain­ment is de­fined as the av­er­age num­ber of years of ed­u­ca­tion com­pleted by 15 to 64-year-olds 4) In­fant Mor­tal­ity Ra­tio is the num­ber of in­fant (less than one year old) deaths for 1,000 live births 5) Com­para­tor states for Gu­jarat: If 1999 is taken as the ‘base’ year, there are six states very sim­i­lar to Gu­jarat. Com­par­i­son ac­cord­ing to seven so­cio-eco­nomic in­di­ca­tors—per capita GDP, poverty rate (Suresh Ten­dulkar def­i­ni­tion), ed­u­ca­tion (years of ed­u­ca­tion at­tained by a male and the ra­tio of fe­male-to-male ed­u­ca­tion), in­fant mor­tal­ity rate (male in­fant mor­tal­ity rate and the ra­tio of fe­male-to-male mor­tal­ity rate) and the sex ra­tio at birth

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