Economic INDICATORS
Natural Resources
: Bamboo, Jute, Rubber & Natural Gas
Major Industries
: Jute
Forest Coverage (2003)
: 60.01 percent
Average Annual Growth Rates (1995-96 to 2004-05)
: 8.22 percent
Per capita GSDP (2004-05)
:

Rs. 24,984

Per capita NSDP (1999-2000)
: Rs.10213
Number of Bank Branches (2004-05)
:

182

Credit Deposit Ratio (2004-05)
:

29.65

Population below poverty line (1999-2000)
: 34.44 percent
Road Density- Road Length per 1000 square kilometre area (1996-97)
: 1405 kilometres
Railway Density- Rail length per 1000 square kilometre area (1996-97)
: 4.29 kilometres
Unemployment Rate among Educated Youth (1999-2000)
: Rural: 3.4 Urban: 7.8
Installed electricity Generation Capacity (2002)
: 128.60 MW
Per capita electricity consumption (2004-05)
: 113.1 kwh
Share of total public Expenditure on Education (1998-99)
: 17.23 percent
Share of total public Expenditure on Health (1998-99)
: 4.69 percent
(NEDFI) Large and medium industries (March 2003)
: 8 units
(NEDFI) Number of Small Scale Industries (2002-03)
: 2020 units
Index of Social & Economic Infrastructure (2003)
: 74.87 (23 rd among 25 States)
 
Overall India Economic Profile