GDP and Per Capita Income of Punjab

According to the latest figures available, the GDP of Punjab is 4.33 Lakh Crore. This page provides information about per capita income of Punjab, GDP of Punjab, contribution of various sectors like agriculture and manufacturing in the GDP of state and the change in these figures during past few years. A brief comparison of these figures with some of the other states of India and the national average is also given. All the figures presented here are according to the data released by Economic and Statistical Organisation, Punjab. The page is divided into following two sections:

GDP of Punjab

The gross domestic product or GDP of Punjab is 4.33 Lakh Crore (433660 Crore or 4336 Billion) at current prices for the year 2016-17. At the constant prices of year 2011-12, the GSDP of Punjab for 2016-17 is 3.51 lakh crore and the growth rate of GSDP for this year is 6.51%. For the year 2016-17, the per capita net state domestic product or per capita income of Punjab is Rs. 1,31,112 and it was 119640 for the previous year. The following table shows the figures at the current prices (2016-17).
GDP Category2016-172015-162014-15
Gross State Domestic Product (In Rs. Lakh Crores)4.333.923.55
Net State Domestic Product (In Rs. Lakh Crores)3.913.523.16
Per Capita Net State Domestic Product (In Rs.)1.31 Lakh1.19 Lakh1.08 Lakh
NOTE: The correct term is Gross State Domestic Product or GSDP, not GDP. But as the common people mostly use the word GDP, so we are using the same term for the ease of understanding of common man.

Sector Wise GDP of Punjab

The gross state domestic product is classified into three main categories - primary, secondary and tertiary. The primary sector includes agriculture, livestock, forestry & logging, fishing, mining and quarrying. The contribution of this sector is 29.27 percent. The contribution of secondary sector is 24.20% and it includes manufacturing, electricity, gas, water supply & other utility services and construction. The tertiary sector mainly includes services and these are categorized as trade, hotels & restaurants, transport, storage & communication services, financial services, real estate, public administration and other services. The contribution of this sector is 46.53%.
In Punjab, agriculture sector is the biggest employer, which employs around 39% workers of the state according to 2011 census. But the contribution of this sector to the gross state domestic product is only 17.23%.
The following graph shows the contribution of different sectors in the GDP of state:
GDP of Punjab, Punjab GDP

Per Capita Income of Punjab

The per capita income of Punjab is Rs. 1,31,112 according to the figures at current prices for the year 2016-17. This figure is satisfactory when compared with the all India average, which is 1.03 lakhs. But the state, which was once a leading state in terms of per capita income, is now far behind from many other states like Gujarat, Maharashtra, Haryana, Kerala, Uttarakhand etc. The following graph shows the per capita income of Punjab and the other major states of India. Per capita income of Punjab