India at a Glance

An illustrated introduction to India

 A booming economy, buoyant stock markets and a thriving middle class makes India an attractive investment destination.  Prominent among the changes are the rapid urbanization and improving literacy rates.  Other changes include:
− Increasing awareness and availability of the Internet − Rapid increase in the number of mobile phone users − A cultural shift from that of savings and thrift to spending on luxury and vacations, and more

This presentation is a snapshot capturing the kaleidoscope that is INDIA

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India at a Glance
Population: 1090 million
532 m. 496 m.
New Delhi

Life Expectancy: 64.35 years
63.9 yrs. 66.9 yrs.
Kolkata

Literacy: 65.38%
75.85 % 54.16%
Mumbai

Hyderabad

Lok Sabha: 543 members Rajya Sabha: 245 members
Bangalore

Chennai

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Agricultural Exports
1000 900 800 700 20 25

US$ (Million)

600 500 400 300 200 100 0
Tea Coffee Rice Wheat Sugar & Tobacco molasses Spices Cashew Sesame Niger seeds Guargum Oil meals meal

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10

5

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Million US dollars

Percent share
Source: Economic Survey 2005-06

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Growth Rate (%) 0.5 1.5 2.5 -0.5 0 1 2 3
India USA UK
Russia

Demographic trends

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Germany Japan China Korea Singapore Brunei Malaysia Thailand Philippines Laos Vietnam Indonesia Myanmar Cambodia Mexico Brazil UAE South Africa Pakistan

Annual Population growth rate (%) - 2003 - 2015

Source: Human Development Report 2005-2006

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More at:

http://india-reports.com/summary/India-glance.aspx

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