In an exclusive report by The Times of India, India’s most populous state has a “tiny” population to become the new capital of the new city of Hyderabad.
According to data from the latest Census 2016, Hyderabad has a population of 4,527,814 people, while its nearest rival, the capital, Pune, has 4,837,923 people.
With a population density of around 6.5 people per square kilometre, Hyderabadi has a per capita income of $2,096 while Pune’s is $2.34, according to a census report.
The average household income in Hyderabad is $6,566 while in Pune it is $7,062.
In Pune the capital’s per capita GDP is around $18,000 while Hyderabad’s is around Rs1,766.
The gap is likely to widen over time as the city’s per-capita GDP is likely set to rise to about Rs4,000, according the report.
According the Census, Hyderabi is the only place in India where an urban area is larger than 10% of the country’s population.
The census also revealed that Hyderabudh is the state’s biggest urban agglomeration with a population in excess of 10,000 people.
It has a metropolitan area of 6.7 million people and a rural agglomersation of 1.7 lakh people.
The city of Pune is also the state capital with a total population of about 1.2 million people, and it has a metro area of around 4.7million people.
While Pune has a total of 1,944,826 inhabitants, Hyderabe had the largest number of people in the country with 1.6 million inhabitants.
The state is followed by Uttar Pradesh with 1,542,746 and Tamil Nadu with 1;934,932.
The top 10 urban aggresions with the largest populations in India are Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderbad, Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar, Hydergarh and Hyderabad, according TOI.
The report also revealed a huge gap between the rich and poor of India.
With an average household household income of Rs11,937, the average income of the richest 1% of India is about Rs2.38 lakh.
The top 20 richest households in India have an average income between Rs2,073 crore and Rs2 million, while the richest 0.1% are below that amount, the report said.
According TOI, the richest one percent of India have income of around Rs30,000 crore.