India Country Profile

Millenium Development Goals Indicators

2005

2010

2011

2012

Target 1.A: Halve $1-a-day poverty

 

1.1 Proportion of population below
$1.25 (PPP) per day

41.6 32.7 ... ...

 

1.2 Poverty gap ratio

10.5 7.5 ... ...

 

1.3 Share of Poorest Quintile in National
Consumption (%)

8.6 8.5 ... ...

Target 1.B: Achieve full and productive employment and decent work

 

1.4 GDP per person employed, growth rate

6.9 6.2 4.2 3.7

 

1.5 Employment-to-population ratio

58.2 53.6 53.7 53.6

 

1.6 Employed people living below
$1.25 (PPP) per day (%)

39.2 ... ... ...

 

1.7 Own-account and contributing family workers in
total employment (%)

83.1 80.8 ... ...

Target 1.C: Halve people suffering from hunger

 

1.8 Underweight - Children Under 5 Years Old (%)

43.5 ... ... ...

 

1.9 Population below minimum level of dietary
energy consumption, % (population undernourished)

20.9 18.3 17.5 ...

Target 2.A: Ensure completion of full primary schooling

 

2.1 School enrollment, net primary, total

... 98.6 ... ...

 

2.1.a School enrollment, net primary, female

... 98.5 ... ...

 

2.1.b School enrollment, net primary, male

... 98.8 ... ...

 

2.2 Pupils Starting Grade 1 who reach last
grade of primary (%)

... ... ... ...

 

2.2.a  Pupils Starting Grade 1 who reach
last grade of primary- boys (%)

... ... ... ...

 

2.2.b  Pupils Starting Grade 1 who reach
last grade of primary - girls (%)

... ... ... ...

 

2.3 Literacy Rate, 15 to 24 Years Old (%)

... ... ... ...

 

2.3.a Literacy Rate, 15 to 24 Years Old (%) - Male

... ... ... ...

 

2.3.b Literacy Rate, 15 to 24 Years Old (%) - Female

... ... ... ...

Target 3.A: Eliminate gender disparity in education

 

3.1.a Gender Parity Index in primary
level enrolment

... 1.0 ... ...

 

3.1.b Gender Parity Index in secondary
level enrolment

0.8 0.9 ... ...

 

3.1.c Gender Parity Index in tertiary
level enrolment

0.7 0.7 ... ...

 

3.2 Share of Women in Wage Employment
in Non-Agri Sector (%)

18.1 19.3 ... ...

 

3.3 Seats held by women in national parliament, %

8.3 10.8 10.8 11.0
Source: ADB Statistical Database System next page