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Table 2 Percent distribution of households by welfare card and asset poor in states of India, 2015–16

From: Malnutrition and poverty in India: does the use of public distribution system matter?

States Real Poor (Asset deprived and have welfare card) Excluded Poor (Asset deprived and do not have welfare card Privileged Non-Poor (Asset non-deprived and have welfare card Non-Poor (Asset non-deprived and do not have welfare card Total Households
Telangana 8.68 0.90 71.91 18.51 1504
Andhra Pradesh 9.36 1.46 74.27 14.91 1901
Karnataka 14.20 3.66 56.22 25.92 4672
Kerala 4.22 3.66 26.21 65.91 1855
Chhattisgarh 40.66 5.37 37.07 16.90 6016
Jammu & Kashmir 9.57 7.00 28.40 55.02 5404
Punjab 0.90 7.44 10.49 81.16 3667
Himachal Pradesh 3.72 7.45 19.56 69.27 1935
Uttarakhand 5.87 8.16 22.34 63.63 3728
Nagaland 2.09 8.96 20.08 68.88 2721
Haryana 3.81 9.73 17.88 68.57 4883
Maharashtra 8.38 12.09 20.02 59.52 5882
Gujarat 17.27 14.66 18.97 49.11 4777
Bihar 29.61 15.07 27.44 27.87 14,612
Rajasthan 7.77 15.30 13.79 63.15 10,367
Tamil Nadu 3.47 15.83 7.85 72.85 5372
Mizoram 15.44 16.34 11.10 57.13 3276
West Bengal 15.14 16.73 20.04 48.09 3967
Tripura 10.22 17.55 21.40 50.83 1041
Madhya Pradesh 25.60 19.41 20.69 34.30 15,054
Arunachal Pradesh 22.72 21.35 22.17 33.76 3131
Jharkhand 23.95 21.58 22.02 32.45 7669
Odisha 21.53 24.01 17.22 37.23 8001
Meghalaya 6.98 26.18 12.12 54.72 2744
Assam 21.05 26.77 18.96 33.23 7335
Uttar Pradesh 11.13 27.49 12.19 49.18 24,981
Manipur 9.66 37.29 10.03 43.02 4110
India 15.00 16.13 23.30 45.57 164,664
  1. *The estimates for states and UTs with sample size less than 1000 are not shown in the above table but included for the India estimates