All Indian States BPL Census List of Below Poverty Line – Updated

bplThe Poverty databse of All India of Per capita per month of Rural INR 356.30 All India Pre Capital a month of Urban Rs.538.60

The poverty line at all-India level is costed out from the expenses class-wise distribution of persons depending on URP consumption gathered from thirty day recall period for entire items and the poverty ratio at All-India level. Below Poverty Line is an indian government framed economic benchmark and poverty threshold utilized to mention economic benefit and to determine individuals & households in want of government aid and help. The bpl parameters differ state to state and within states.

State-Wise Percentage of Population Below Poverty Line by Social Groups
States List Rural Urban Rural & Urban
SC OBC Others All SC OBC Others All Combined
Andhra Pradesh 15.4 9.5 4.1 11.2 39.9 28.9 20.6 28 15.8
Assam 27.7 18.8 25.4 22.3 8.6 8.6 4.2 3.3 19.7
Bihar 64 37.8 26.6 42.1 67.2 41.4 18.3 34.6 41.4
Chhattisgarh 32.7 33.9 29.2 40.8 52 52.7 21.4 41.2 40.9
Delhi 0 0 10.6 6.9 35.8 18.3 6.4 15.2 14.7
Gujarat 21.8 19.1 4.8 19.1 16 22.9 7 13 16.8
Haryana 26.8 13.9 4.2 13.6 33.4 22.5 5.9 15.1 14
Himachal Pradesh 19.6 9.1 6.4 10.7 5.6 10.1 2 3.4 10
Jammu & Kasmir 5.2 10 3.3 4.6 13.7 4.8 7.8 7.9 5.4
Jharkhand 57.9 40.2 37.1 46.3 47.2 19.1 9.2 20.2 40.3
Karnataka 31.8 20.9 13.6 20.8 50.6 39.1 20.3 32.6 25
Kerala 21.6 13.7 6.6 13.2 32.5 24.3 7.8 20.2 15
Madhya Pradesh 42.8 29.6 13.4 36.9 67.3 55.5 20.8 42.1 38.3
Maharashtra 44.8 23.9 18.9 29.6 43.2 35.6 26.8 32.2 30.7
Orissa 50.2 36.9 23.4 46.8 72.6 50.2 28.9 44.3 46.4
Punjab 14.6 10.6 2.2 9.1 16.1 8.4 2.9 7.1 8.4
Rajasthan 28.7 13.1 8.2 18.7 52.1 35.6 20.7 32.9 22.1
Tamil Nadu 31.2 19.8 19.1 22.8 40.2 20.9 6.5 22.2 22.5
Uttar Pradesh 44.8 32.9 19.7 33.4 44.9 36.6 19.2 30.6 32.8
Uttarakhand 54.2 44.8 33.5 40.8 65.7 46.5 25.5 36.5 39.6
West Bengal 29.5 18.3 27.5 28.6 28.5 10.4 13 14.8 24.7
* All India 36.8 26.7 16.1 28.3 39.9 31.4 16 25.7 27.5



  1. what are the different between below poverty line and census?

  2. when are the below poverty line(BPL) effective?

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