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India's fastest growing states

Last updated on: August 28, 2012 08:49 IST
Kangchengyao mountain range in Northern Sikkim, east of Thanggu.

Which state in India has the fastest growth rate? Sikkim tops the charts with a growth rate of 20.53 per cent based on compounded annual growth rate in the last five years.

1. Sikkim
5 Years CAGR (%): 20.53

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(2011-12 figures not available for Gujarat and Mizoram; CAGR for them based on previous 5 years' data; Source: Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation; Data as on Aug 1, 2012)

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Mt Nanda Devi.

2. Uttarakhand

5 Years CAGR (%): 13.60

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Rastrapati Bhavan illuminated marking the end of the annual Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi.

3. New Delhi

5 Years CAGR (%): 11.46

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A man cycles past residential apartments in Patna.

4. Bihar

5 Years CAGR (%): 11.00

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Aerial view of Andaman Island.

5. Andaman & Nicobar

5 Years CAGR (%): 10.35

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Mizoram.

6. Mizoram

5 Years CAGR (%): 9.70

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An aerial view shows the Tawang monastery in Arunachal Pradesh.

7. Arunachal Pradesh

5 Years CAGR (%): 9.36

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8. Gujarat

5 Years CAGR (%): 9.34

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A boy sits on a cart in front of a solar power plant at Meerwada village of Guna district in Madhya Pradesh.

9. Madhya Pradesh

5 Years CAGR (%): 9.34

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Netarhat.

10. Jharkhand

5 Years CAGR (%): 9.07

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A water tanker moves past Malibu Towne residential apartments at Gurgaon.

11. Haryana

5 Years CAGR (%): 9.06

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12. Goa

5 Years CAGR (%): 9.01

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Pondicherry.

13. Puduchery (Pondichery)

5 Years CAGR (%): 8.96

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14. Tripura

5 Years CAGR (%): 8.67

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15. Chhattisgarh

5 Years CAGR (%): 8.40

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A woman carrying a child walks past a construction site for a commercial building on the outskirts of the southern Indian city of Hyderabad.

16. Andhra Pradesh

5 Years CAGR (%): 8.29

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Workers walk inside the Jindal Power and Steel Ltd. complex at Nisha village in Orissa.

17. Orissa

5 Years CAGR (%): 8.22

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A garden in Chandigarh.

18. Chandigarh

5 Years CAGR (%): 8.13

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Munnar, Kerala.

19. Kerala

5 Years CAGR (%): 8.03

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Umiam Lake.

20. Meghalaya

5 Years CAGR (%): 8.02

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21. Tamil Nadu

5 Years CAGR (%): 7.70

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22. Maharashtra

5 Years CAGR (%): 7.67

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Commuters ride inside a carriage of a Namma Metro in Bangalore.

23. Karnataka

5 Years CAGR (%): 7.55

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An employee works at an assembly line of Twister motorcycle at the newly inaugurated plant of Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) Pte in Tapukara in Rajasthan.

24. Rajasthan

5 Years CAGR (%): 7.20

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A worker at LG Electronics India Pvt Ltd. assembles refrigerators inside a factory at Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh.

25. Uttar Pradesh

5 Years CAGR (%): 6.95

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Twelve-year-old Chatu collects lemons at a wholesale fruit market in Kolkata.

26. West Bengal

5 Years CAGR (%): 6.89


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An employee works inside a tea producing factory at the Amchong tea estate in Assam.

27. Assam

5 Years CAGR (%): 6.85  

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A labourer waters water chestnuts after he collected them from a pond in Motte Majra village in Punjab.

28. Punjab

5 Years CAGR (%): 6.73

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29. Manipur

5 Years CAGR (%): 6.51

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An Indian woman carries her daughter in Khonoma village, on the outskirts of Kohima.

30.Nagaland
5 Years CAGR (%): 6.16

31. Jammu & Kashmir
5 Years CAGR (%): 6.01

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