GDP per capita of India

Source Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation : (2004-17), (2017-20)
World Bank : Nominal, PPP
IMF World Economic Outlook (October-2020)
Date27 Dec 2020

Nominal GDP per capita or GDP per capita at current prices in 2019-20 is estimated at ₹ 151,676 against ₹ 142,964 for 2018-19. At constant (2011-12) prices, GDP per capita is 108,620 INR for 2019-20.

The per capita net national income (NNI) of India at current prices during 2019-20 is estimated to have attained a level of 134,226 Indian rupees as compared to 126,521 INR for the year 2018-19. The per capita income in real terms (at 2011-12 prices) during 2019-20 is estimated at Rs. 94,954 as compared to Rs. 92,085 during 2018-19.

According to the IMF World Economic Outlook (October-2020), GDP (nominal) per capita of India in 2020 is projected at $1,877 at current prices. India is the sixth-largest economy in the world. India is at 148th position out of 193 economies in terms of GDP (nominal) per capita. In 1993, India's GDP per capita was 6.45 % of the global gdp per capita; it improved to 18.4% in 2019. India's nominal per capita is over 50 times lower than the richest country and approx seven times greater than the world's poorest country. India is at 33rd position in the list of Asian countries.

Based on PPP, the GDP per capita of India is projected at 6,284 International dollars in 2020. It is almost half of the world gdp per capita. The world rank is 129, and the Asian rank is 31.

2011-12 series

Year At 2011-12 prices (INR) At current prices (INR)
GDP per capitaGNI per capitaNNI per capitaGDP per capitaGNI per capitaNNI per capita
2004-0550,32549,98145,61129,25929,05425,987
2005-0653,47853,10248,38732,84132,60529,169
2006-0756,96456,52751,43137,92037,62433,717
2007-0860,46660,21854,64943,04642,86638,394
2008-0961,46961,11155,10147,78347,49842,356
2009-1065,39465,01158,44254,41454,08948,189
2010-1169,99469,24062,17064,37263,68256,971
2011-1271,61070,98063,46271,61070,98063,462
2012-1374,60073,72265,53880,51979,57370,983
2013-1478,34877,37068,57289,79688,67879,118
2014-1583,09182,10772,80598,40597,24186,647
2015-1688,61787,56577,659107,342106,09694,797
2016-1794,75293,63983,003118,489116,070103,870
2017-18100,26799,15787,828130,124128,717115,293
2018-19105,361104,21392,085142,964141,439126,521
2019-20108,620107,42294,954151,676150,025134,226
  • Nominal
  • PPP

Projections by IMF

Year GDP per capita ($/Int. $)
NominalPPP
20201,8776,284
20212,0316,918
20222,1957,528
20232,3678,168
20242,5448,854
20252,7299,589

Estimates by World Bank

Year GDP (Nominal) per capita ($) GDP (PPP) per capita (Int. $) % to World Rank/Total
CurrentConstant (2010) CurrentConstant (2017)NominalPPPNominalPPP
196082330--18.1-86/99-
196185336--18.3-86/100-
196290339--18.4-88/103-
1963101352--19.5-86/103-
1964116370--20.9-83/103-
1965119353--20.1-91/112-
196690345--14.3-105/114-
196796365--14.6-106/117-
1968100369--14.4-106/119-
1969108385--14.4-106/119-
1970112396--13.9-115/128-
1971119394--13.7-115/129-
1972123382--12.5-115/129-
1973144386--12.2-114/129-
1974163382--12.2-115/130-
1975158407--10.8-123/132-
1976161404--10.3-124/133-
1977186424--10.8-124/136-
1978206438--10.3-124/135-
1979224405--9.79-125/136-
1980267423--10.5-133/146-
1981270438--10.5-133/149-
1982274443--10.9-134/150-
1983291464--11.6-130/151-
1984277471--10.8-131/152-
1985296485--11.2-133/154-
1986310497--10.1-135/156-
1987340505--9.91-137/160-
1988354542--9.38-141/163-
1989346562--8.94-138/163-
19903685811,2021,8108.5921.7155/179136/164
19913035761,2301,7926.7921.4162/178137/166
19923175951,3011,8536.7922.0156/178138/168
19933016111,3681,9036.4522.5158/181139/170
19943466391,4611,9917.0023.1150/183137/172
19953746751,5742,1016.9123.9160/190143/180
19964007121,6922,2177.3424.7159/190142/180
19974157271,7582,2647.7524.6162/190143/181
19984137581,8532,3607.8325.4162/192142/181
19994428102,0092,5238.1926.6161/193142/182
20004438272,0962,5748.0626.2164/199146/189
20014528522,2062,6528.3726.6166/199145/190
20024718692,2882,7078.5126.7168/204142/191
20035479222,4722,8718.9227.7167/204142/191
20046289792,6963,0499.2128.2168/205143/192
20057151,0402,9533,2399.8029.1168/205142/192
20068071,1073,2373,44710.329.5171/206141/193
20071,0281,1743,5253,65511.830.0166/206141/193
20089991,1933,6513,71310.629.7171/205142/194
20091,1021,2683,9123,94912.531.9168/205140/195
20101,3581,3584,2374,22714.232.8161/206137/195
20111,4581,4104,4944,39213.933.1164/208139/196
20121,4441,4694,8614,57513.634.4167/207139/194
20131,4501,5455,0574,81013.434.5171/207141/195
20141,5741,6405,2345,10714.434.8168/207141/194
20151,6061,7525,4655,45415.736.0163/206138/193
20161,7331,8765,8405,84116.837.5162/205138/193
20171,9821,9876,1866,18618.338.0160/205138/193
20182,0062,0866,6556,49717.639.1159/203134/192
20192,1002,1526,9976,70018.439.6141/186129/186