Selected Socio - Economic Indicators - 2013

SELECTED SOCIO - ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Item Year Unit Puducherry Karaikal Mahe Yanam Union 
Territory
Area  - - - - - - -
Area 2011 
Census
Sq.km. 294 157 9 30 490
Density " per sq.km. 3232 1275 4846 1854 2547
Towns "   ” 3 1 1 1 6
Population  2011 
Census
- 950289 200222 41816 55626 1247953
Urban Population " % 69.2 49.0 100 100 68.3
Rural Population " % 30.8 51.0 -- -- 31.7
Male " % 49.3 48.9 45.8 49.1 49.1
Female " % 50.7 51.1 54.2 50.9 50.9
Decadal growth " % 29.2 17.2 13.5 77.2 28.1
Sex ratio " per ‘000  Males 1029 1047 1184 1038 1037
Literacy rate - - - - - - -
Persons 2011 
Census
% 85.4 87.1 97.9 79.5 85.8
Male " % 91.2 92.4 98.6 82.8 91.3
Female " % 79.9 82.0 97.3 76.4 80.7
Rain fall June'12 to May'13 mm 992.6 1259.6 4705.2 1396.8 --
Agriculture - - - - - - -
Net area sown 2012-13#  in Hect. 10069 4847 579 636 16131
Gross area irrigated " " 16054 4953 24 473 21504
Foodgrains  Production " M.T 28339 11248 -- 1693 41280
Fish Production - - - - - - -
 Marine 2012 M.T 13873.200 14130.319 5428.500 2646.060 36078.079
 Inland " " 1936.500 2707.500 -- 619.000 5263.000
Animal Husbandry  - - - - - - -
Milk Production 2012-13 M.T 34890 10777 374 992 47033
Egg Production - in. lakh No. 62.06 45.88 1.35 3.63 112.92
Public Health (Government of Puducherry Institutions) - - - - - - -
Hospitals 2012-13 No. 5 1 1 1 8
Dental College and Hospital " " 1 -- -- -- 1
Chest Clinic " " 1 -- -- -- 1
Primary Health Centres " " 27 11 1 -- 39
Community Health Centres " " 2 1 1 ss 4

SELECTED SOCIO - ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Item Year Unit Puducherry Karaikal Mahe Yanam Union 
Territory
Sub-Centres 2012-13 No. 55 17 4 5 81
ESI Dispensaries " " 11 2** 1 1 15
Doctors # 2012-13 " 406 95 41 33 575
Nurses # " " 764 258 80 47 1149
Beds 2012-13 " 3993 641 205 100 4939
Birth Rate 2012 Rate per '000 30.43 20.70 8.25 10.91 27.25
Death Rate " " 9.20 7.07 3.35 3.86 8.42
Infant Mortaility Rate " " 27.16 7.75 -- -- 24.03
Education - - - - - - -
Primary  - - - - - - -
i. No. of Institutions 2012-13 No. 186 79 14 15 294
ii. No. of Students " " 14724 5370 1540 2137 23771
Middle " - - - - - -
i. No. of Institutions " No. 72 26 7 -- 105
ii. No. of Students " " 13194 4217 2384 -- 19795
Secondary " - - - - - -
i. No. of Institutions " No. 121 38 6 15 180
ii. No. of Students " " 47243 14836 1672 7090 70841
Higher Secondary " - - - - - 0
i. No. of Institutions " No. 108 20 6 1 135
ii. No. of Students " " 115237 14141 4034 -- 133412
 Teacher Pupil  Ratio - - - - - - -
Primary  2012-13 - 1:15 1:16 1:18 1:20 1:16
Middle " - 1:17 1:18 1:27 -- 1:18
Secondary " - 1:30 1:24 1:16 1:28 1:28
Higher Secondary " - 1:26 1:24 1:18 1:20 1:25
No. of girls per 100 boys - - - - - - -
Primary  2012-13 No. 95 97 99 94 95
Middle " " 96 90 88 105 95
Secondary " " 94 91 93 87 93
Higher Secondary " " 114 138 94 113 117

SELECTED SOCIO - ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Item Year Unit Puducherry Karaikal Mahe Yanam Union 
Territory
Public Distribution System - - - - - - -
No.of Fair Price Shops 2012-13 No. 385 91 18 22 516
Ration shops run by 
Co-opertive institutions
" - 358 82 18 22 480
Banking  - - - - - - -
No. of Scheduled
Commercial Banks/ Branches
As on March 2012 No. 146 44 9 6 205
Deposits -
in crore
7055.70 1096.66 416.26 143.84 8712.46
Credit -   “ 5347.23 1165.89 152.34 83.69 6749.15
Population per Bank - No. 6484 4552 4659 9269 6070
Transport - - - - - - -
Road length (by PWD) 2012-13 km. 478.354 188.417 25.879 33.455 726.105
Regd. Motor vehicle During    2012-13 No. 20150 8393 1192 593 60328
Tourism - - - - - - -
Tourist arrival  2012 - - - - - -
i. Foreign Tourist " No 52295 636 -- -- 52931
ii. Domestic Tourist "   “ 759409 207859 -- -- 967268
Co-operative - - - - - - -
No. of Societies 2012-13 No. 367 81 29 43 520
Membership " '000 Nos 460 72 45 23 600
Primary Agricultural Credit Societies " No. 47 6 1 -- 54
Membership " " 108990 11520 180 -- 120690
State Income - - - - - - -
Gross State Domestic Product (at Current prices) 2012-13
(QE)
` in crore - - - - 17192
Net State Domestic Product (at Current prices) " " - - - - 15887
Per Capita Income 
(at Current Prices)
" in `  - - - - 122653

** 1 Part time dispensary

# Provisional


SELECTED SOCIO - ECONOMIC INDICATORS FOR PUDUCHERRY AND INDIA

Sl.
No.
Description Puducherry All India
1 Per capita Income at current prices ( in `) (2012-13 QE) 122653 68757
2 Birth Rate % (SRS) 16.1 21.8
3 Infant Mortality Rate(Per 1000) (SRS) 19 44
4 Literacy Rate (%) (2011 Census) 85.8 74.04
5 Gender Gap in Literacy (%) ( 2009-10) 10.9 16.68
6 Sex Ratio Per 1000 males 1037 940
7 Villages Electrified (%) 100 94.5
8 Per capita consumption of Electricity 
( Kwh) 2009-10
1743.37 778.71
9
(a)
Net Enrollment ratio at primary level (2008-09) 85.19 -
(b) Upper Primary Level (2008-09) 79.37 56.22
10 Drop Out rates Class 1-X (2008-09) 7.34 52.76
11 Gender Parity Index Class 1-XII 
(2009-10)
1.08 0.95

Source: Web sites of various Ministries of GOI.

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