Maharashtra at a glance


Maharashtra's Socio-Economic Indicators Compared With Other States

Indicator Reference Year Maharashtra State Rank Rank 1 State
Geographical area (lakh sq.km) 2011 3.1 2 Rajasthan(3.4)
Population (lakhs) 2011 1123.7 2 Uttar Pradesh(1998.1)
Density of population (per sq.km.) 2011 365 12 Delhi(11320)
Urban population to total population (%) 2011 45.2 6 Delhi(97.5)
State population to all India population (%) 2011 9.3 2 Uttar Pradesh(16.5)
Decennial growth rate of population (%) 2001-11 16 17 Meghalaya(28)
Sex ratio 2011 929 18 Kerala(1084)
Child Sex ratio (Age group 0-6 years) 2011 894 18 Arunachal Pradesh(972)
Total Households (lakh) 2011 244.22 2 Uttar Pradesh(334.48)
Female headed households (lakh) 2011 31.36 2 Uttar Pradesh(40.07)
Number of cultivators (lakh) 2011 125.69 3 Uttar Pradesh(190.58)
Per cent of households having access to safe drinking water 2011 83.4 15 Punjab(97.6)
SC and ST population to total population (%) 2011 21.2 21 Mizoram(94.5)
Disabled population to total population (Per cent) 2011 2.64 5 Sikkim(2.98)
Slum population (All towns) to urban population (Per cent) 2011 23.32 4 Andhra Pradesh(36.1)
Main workers to total population (%) 2011 38.9 2 Andhra Pradesh(39.1)
Agricultural workers to total workers (%) 2011 52.7 15 Chhatisgarh(74.7)
Female workers participation rate 2011 31.1 13 Himachal Pradesh(44.8)
SC - Scheduled Castes
ST - Scheduled Tribes
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Indicator Reference Year Maharashtra State Rank Rank 1 State
Literacy € € - Male (%) 2011 88.4 7 Kerala(96.1)
Literacy € € - Female (%) 2011 75.9 8 Kerala(92.1)
Literacy € € - Total (%) 2011 82.3 7 Kerala(94)
Life expectancy at birth - Male (years) 2014-18 71.3 4 Delhi(73.8)
Life expectancy at birth - Female (years) 2014-18 73.8 8 Kerala(77.9)
Birth Rate 2018 15.6 19 Bihar(26.2)
Death Rate 2018 5.5 14 Chhatisgarh(8)
Infant mortality rate @ 2018 19 16 Madhya Pradesh(48)
Per capita income at current prices* (Base year) 2019-20 202130 10 Goa(520031)
Human Development Index 2011 0.6 6 Kerala(0.8)
* - Provisional
€ € - The literacy rates related to the population aged seven years and above
@ - Infant mortality rates for smaller States and Union Territories are based on three years period 2016-18.
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Indicator Reference Year Maharashtra State Rank Rank 1 State
Per capita revenue receipts of the State 2019-20 25231 20 Arunachal Pradesh(109637)
Share of State’s own Tax Revenue in Total revenue receipts (Per cent) 2019-20 64.4 3 Delhi(76.7)
Per capita share in central taxes 2019-20 2949 28 Arunachal Pradesh(59481)
Per capita grants from centre 2019-20 4663 18 Mizoram(48079)
Share of development expenditure in total expenditure (Per cent) 2019-20 63.7 13 Chhatisgarh(76.5)
Percentage of revenue deficit (+)/surplus (-) to GSDP 2019-20 1.1 12 Tripura(3.8)
Percentage of fiscal deficit (+)/surplus (-) to GSDP 2019-20 2.7 18 Mizoram(10.4)
Percentage of outstanding liabilities to GSDP 31-3-2020 16.6 29 Jammu & Kashmir(51.3)
Number of banking offices per lakh population@ 31-3-2020 10.6 20 Goa(43.8)
Per capita deposits@(" + r + ") 31-3-2020 227726 3 Delhi(613205)
Per capita credit@(" + r + ") 31-3-2020 232270 2 Delhi(676031)
Credit -Deposit Ratio (%) 31-3-2020 102 5 Andhra Pradesh(125.3)
Share of priority sector advances in total credit of scheduled commercial banks (%) 31-3-2020 35.4 21 Uttarakhand(141.3)
Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana - No. of Accounts ('000) 2020-21 2099 6 West Bengal(2995)
Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana - Amount Disbursed (` Crore) 2020-21 12337 5 Karnataka(16299)
Annual Credit Plan#(` Crore) 2020-21 93626 8 Uttar Pradesh(170201)
@ Projected population as on 1st March 2020
# Target for agriculture and Allied activities

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Indicator Reference Year Maharashtra State Rank Rank 1 State
No. of establishments per lakh population (6th Economic Census) 5462 12 Kerala(10043)
Employment in establishment per lakh population (6th Economic Census) 12914 12 Kerala(20711)
CAGR - Establishment (5th Economic Census to 6th Economic Census) 5 11 Manipur(10.42)
CAGR - Employment (5th Economic Census to 6th Economic Census) 4.09 16 Manipur(8.61)
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Indicator Reference Year Maharashtra State Rank Rank 1 State
Yield per hectare - All cereals (kg.) Triennial average (2016-17 to 2018-19) 1424 29 Punjab(4591)
Yield per hectare - All pulses (kg.) Triennial average (2016-17 to 2018-19) 777 22 Delhi(2040)
Yield per hectare - All foodgrains (kg.) Triennial average (2016-17 to 2018-19) 1174 29 Punjab(4573)
Yield per hectare - All oilseeds (kg.) Triennial average (2016-17 to 2018-19) 1091 13 Tamil Nadu(2337)
Yield per hectare - Cotton (lint) (kg.) Triennial average (2016-17 to 2018-19) 326 11 Punjab(713)
Yield per hectare - Sugarcane (Tonne) (kg.) Triennial average (2016-17 to 2018-19) 84 3 Kerala(107)
Per capita foodgrains production (kg.) 2018-19 84.7 25 Punjab(1059.6)
Consumption of fertilizers per hectare cropped area (kg.) 2016-17 120.8 13 Punjab(233)
Gross irrigated area to gross cropped area(%) 2016-17 0 Punjab(98.8)
Net area sown per cultivator (Hectare) 2016-17 1.3 8 Goa(4.2)
Net area sown to total geographical area (%) 2016-17 55 6 Punjab(82)
Cropping Intensity 2016-17 137.3 16 Delhi(259.5)
Forest cover+ to total geographical area (%) 2019 16.5 22 Mizoram(85.4)
Tree cover ++ to total geographical area (%) 2019 3.5 6 Delhi(8.7)
Annual Rainfall (mm) 2019 1555.8 12 Goa(4489.5)
Average size of operational holdings(ha) 2015-16 1.34 10 Nagaland(4.87)
+ All Lands, more than 1 ha. in area, with a tree canopy density of more than 10 per cent irrespective of ownership and legal status, it also includes orchards, bamboo and palm.
++ It comprises of tree patches outside the recoded forest area exclusive of forest cover and less than the minimum mappable area (1 ha.)
NA - Not Available * Provisional
# Number of cultivators is based on Census 2011
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Indicator Reference Year Maharashtra State Rank Rank 1 State
Enrolment in primary and secondary schools per thousand population 2018-19 160 16 Meghalaya(269)
Gross Enrolment Ratio - Boys (Classes I - VIII (6-13 Years)) 2018-19 102.83 9 Meghalaya(131.19)
Gross Enrolment Ratio - Girls (Classes I - VIII (6-13 Years)) 2018-19 102.22 12 Meghalaya(138.88)
Gross Enrolment Ratio - Total (Classes I - VIII (6-13 Years)) 2018-19 102.54 11 Meghalaya(134.98)
Gender Parity Index* (Elementary Level){Classes I-VIII} 2018-19 0.99 8 Meghalaya(1.06)
Gender Parity Index* (Secondary Level){Classes IX-X} 2018-19 0.97 15 West Bengal(1.26)
Gender Parity Index* (Higher Secondary Level){Classes XI-XII} 2018-19 0.95 18 Sikkim(1.25)
Pupil - Teacher Ratio - Primary schools 2019-20 28 6 Bihar(64)
Pupil - Teacher Ratio - Upper Primary Schools 2019-20 28 2 Delhi(30)
Pupil - Teacher Ratio - Secondary schools 2019-20 22 7 Bihar(58)
Pupil - Teacher Ratio - Higher secondary schools 2019-20 41 6 Odisha(96)
Drop out rates@@* Primary Level (Classes I-V) Boys 2019-20 1.11 23 Meghalaya(18.43)
Drop out rates@@* Primary Level (Classes I-V) Girls 2019-20 1.06 24 Meghalaya(15.29)
Drop out rates@@* Upper Primary Level (Classes VI-VIII) Boys 2019-20 1.8 21 Bihar(12.74)
Drop out rates@@* Upper Primary Level (Classes VI-VIII) Girls 2019-20 2.55 18 Bihar(12.14)
Drop out rates@@* Secondary Level (Classes IX-X) Boys 2019-20 13.67 21 Arunachal Pradesh(36.93)
Drop out rates@@* Secondary Level (Classes IX-X) Girls 2019-20 12.84 20 Arunachal Pradesh(35.03)
Average number of Teachers per school* 2018-19 7 11 Delhi(27.3)
Female Teachers* (Per cent) 2018-19 46.51 19 Goa(79.5)
@@ Based on Educational stage * Provisional
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Indicator Reference Year Maharashtra State Rank Rank 1 State
Annual Survey of Industries - Factories(No.) 2017-18 26393 3 Tamil Nadu(37787)
Annual Survey of Industries -Workers 2017-18 1415 2 Tamil Nadu(2095)
Annual Survey of Industries - Gross output Per Worker 2017-18 8481 8 Sikkim(12184)
Annual Survey of Industries -Net value added Per Worker 2017-18 1582 4 Sikkim(7062)
Employed persons # - Rural (%) 2018-19 43.1 6 Himachal Pradesh(51.4)
Employed persons # - Urban (%) 2018-19 35.2 12 Sikkim(45.9)
Unemployment Rate # - Rural 2018-19 4.2 20 Nagaland(16.2)
Unemployment Rate # - Urban 2018-19 6.4 23 Nagaland(21.1)
Labour force participation Rate# - Rural 2018-19 45 7 Himachal Pradesh(54)
Labour force participation Rate# - Urban 2018-19 37.6 16 Bihar(27.6)
# Data based on Annual Report – Periodic Labour Force Survey, (July 2018- June 2019)
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Indicator Reference Year Maharashtra State Rank Rank 1 State
Installed capacity of electricity per lakh population *(MW) 31-03-2020 29.84@ 10 Sikkim(121.62)
Per capita generation of electricity *(kwh.) 2019-20 1004.03$ 9 Sikkim(5522.1)
Transmission and distribution Losses* (Per cent) 2019-20 19.46 19 Arunachal Pradesh(50.83)
Annual Per capita consumption of electricity* - Total (kwh.) 2019-20 1021.5 11 Goa(2657.23)
Annual Per capita consumption of electricity* - Domestic (kwh.) 2019-20 238.6 12 Delhi(816.77)
Annual Per capita consumption of electricity* - Industrial (kwh.) 2019-20 378.7 8 Goa(1422.13)
Annual Per capita consumption of electricity* - Agriculture (kwh.) 2019-20 237.1 8 Telangana^(557.38)
* Provisional
@ MAHAGENCO, Tata power Co.Ltd., Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd., MEDA, Central Electricity Authority
$ MAHAGENCO, Tata power Co. Ltd., Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd., MAHADISCOM, Central Electricity Authority
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Indicator Reference Year Maharashtra State Rank Rank 1 State
Motor vehicles per lakh population* (No.) 31-3-2019 29087 10 Goa(91279)
Total road length per hundred sq. km. of area* (km.) 31-3-2018 204 11 Delhi(1187)
Railway route length per hundred sq. km. of area* (km) 31-3-2020 1.89 14 Delhi(12.38)
Teledensity - Wireline 30-9-2020 3.5 4 Delhi(15.8)
Teledensity - Wireless 30-9-2020 101.1 11 Delhi(190.83)
State's share in total value of Mineral production 2019-20 1.5 7 Odisha(43.63)
Mean age at effective marriage(females) 2018 22.6 7 Jammu & Kashmir(25.6)
Per cent of children fully immunised 2017-18 58.6 19 Manipur(75.1)
Total Fertility Rate 2018 1.7 10 Bihar(3.2)
Maternal Mortality Ratio 2016-18 46 17 Assam(215)
Crimes against women (no.) 2019 37144 3 Uttar Pradesh(59853)
Crimes against children (no.) 2019 19592 1 Maharashtra(19592)
Number of fair price shops/ration shops per lakh population 31-01-2021 43 16 Sikkim(196)
Population below poverty line (Per cent) 2011-12 17.35 14 Chhatisgarh(39.93)
* - Provisional
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