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NSSO TABLE 4.4 NSSO TABLE 4.

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RURAL URBAN Population percentage
MPCE class percentageMPCE class percentage Rural 74.7
0-235 4.8 0-335 5 Urban 25.3
235-270 5.1 335-355 5.1 Total 100
270-320 9.9 355-485 9.8 Total population 1090 million
320-365 10.5 485-580 10.3
365-410 10.2 580-675 9.7
410-455 9.4
455-510 9.9 MPCE : Monthly Per Capita Expend
510-580 10.2
580-690 10.4

The NCEUS claims that 836 million Indians or 77% live on Rs 20 per day. That amounts to MPCE of Rs 600 per m

According to NSSO Table 4.4 above,
percentage of rural population with MPCE less than Rs 600 72 approx
percentage of urban population with MPCE less than Rs 600 32 approx

Number of rural people less than Rs 600 1090*0.72*0.747 586.25
Number of urban people less than Rs 600 1090*0.32*0.253 88.25
Total number of people with MPCE less than Rs 600 674.49
Percentage of people with MPCE less than Rs 600 61.88

Data from 61st NSSO Sample Survey 2004-05

million million million percent .n percentage ulation 1090 million Monthly Per Capita Expenditure to MPCE of Rs 600 per month.