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Average monthly income of agricultural households in India; Meghalaya leads

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19 December 2022, New Delhi: The National Statistical Office (NSO) under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) conducted Situation Assessment Survey (SAS) of Agricultural Households in the rural areas of the country. This was the 77th round (January 2019- December 2019) with reference to the agricultural year July 2018- June 2019.

Jharkhand has reported the lowest monthly income in agriculture households of Rs. 4,895 followed by Odisha with Rs. 5,112 and West Bengal with Rs. 6,762. The top three states are Meghalaya with a monthly agriculture household income of Rs. 29,348 followed by Punjab with Rs. 26,701 and Haryana with Rs. 22,841.

Income includes income from wages, income from leasing out of land, net receipt from crop production, net receipt from farming of animals and net receipt from non-farm business.

State-wise/UT-wise Average monthly income per agricultural household (Considering paid out expenses only) during the agricultural year July 2018 June 2019

State/ Group of UTsAverage monthly income  per agricultural household (₹)
Andhra Pradesh10,480
Arunachal Pradesh19,225
Assam10,675
Bihar7,542
Chhattisgarh9,677
Gujarat12,631
Haryana22,841
Himachal Pradesh12,153
Jammu & Kashmir18,918
Jharkhand4,895
Karnataka13,441
Kerala17,915
Madhya Pradesh8,339
Maharashtra11,492
Manipur11,227
Meghalaya29,348
Mizoram17,964
Nagaland9,877
Odisha5,112
Punjab26,701
Rajasthan12,520
Sikkim12,447
Tamil Nadu11,924
Telangana9,403
Tripura9,918
Uttarakhand13,552
Uttar Pradesh8,061
West Bengal6,762
Group of N E States16,863
Group of UTs18,511
All India10,218
Source: NSS Report No. 587: Situation Assessment of Agricultural Households and Land and Livestock Holding of Households in Rural India, 2019

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