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POOREST 10 PER CENT IN INDIA LIVE ON RS 503 PER MONTH

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According to the latest National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) survey the bottom 10 per cent of population of India lives on just Rs 16.7 and and Rs 23.4 a day. Inequality remained high in both rural and urban areas. If the top 10 per cent of the rural population lived on Rs 115.3 per day per person, or Rs 3,459 per month on an average, the bottom 10 per cent lived on just Rs 16.7 per day, or Rs 503 per month, on an average. Similarly, in urban areas, where the top 10 per cent lived on Rs 255 per day or Rs 7,651 per month per capita, the bottom 10 per cent spent just Rs 23.4 per day, or Rs 702.26 per month, on an average.



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