Tamil Nadu

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                                     Units        Year      Tamil     India
                                                             Nadu    
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Area                                '000 sq.kms.              130     3,287
Population                          Millions      1991         56       846
Population growth per annum         percent      1981-91      1.4       2.1
Urbanisation                        percent       1991         34        26
Infant mortality per '000 births                  1991         57        80
Literacy rate                       percent       1991         55        52

Net State Domestic Product (SDP)    Rs.crore     1991-92   28,868   489,277
Per cap. State Domestic Product     Rupees       1991-92    5,078     5,781
Growth in Real per cap. SDP         % p.a.       1980-92      2.9       3.0

Share of agriculture in SDP         percent      1988-89       23        34
Share of industry in SDP            percent      1988-89       31        26
Share of services in SDP            percent      1988-89       46        40

Foodgrain production                '000 tns.    1990-93    8,036   173,140
Per capita foodgrain production     kilograms    1990-93      142       201
Yield of foodgrains                 kgs/hectare  1990-93    1,959     1,388

Number of factories                 numbers      1989-90   13,800   107,992
Value of output from manufacturing  Rs.crore     1989-90   24,067   230,659
Value added from manufacturing      Rs.crore     1989-90    4,719    43,373

Consumption of commercial energy    '000 toe     1992-93   14,541   200,321
Power generation                    GWH          1992-93   16,931   300,989
Power consumption                   GWH          1992-93   24,060   279,824
Railway route length / '000 sq.km.  kms.         1992-93    30.93     19.01
Road length / '000 sq.km.           kms.         1987-88    1,284       544
Number of bank offices              numbers      Mar 1994   4,438    61,852
Bank offices per lakh population    numbers      Mar 1994     7.7       6.9
Per capita bank deposits            Rupees       Mar 1994   3,657     3,562

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