Q. 14.4( 28 Votes )
Study the Graph above and do the following:
Poverty Ratio in Selected Indian States, 1999-2000
(i) Identify the three states where the poverty ratio is the highest.
(ii) Identify the three states where poverty ratio is the lowest.
(i) In states like Orissa, Bihar and Assam, the poverty ratio is the highest because these are the states that have been suffering from underdevelopment, illiteracy and other issues which further deteriorates the bad condition of the poor.
(ii) In states like Kerela, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh in these states the poverty ratio is the lowest because of the economic development in these states. These states have been developed upto a limit from the very beginning and people are educated, they have skills and knowledge which makes it easier for them to be on the favorable side of poverty line.
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Observe some of the poor families around you and try to find the following:
(i) Which social and economic group do they belong to?
(ii) Who are the earning members in the family?
(iii) What is the condition of the old people in the family?
(iv) Are all the children (boys and girls) attending schools?NCERT - Economics
Study the Graph and do the following:
Graph: Number of poor by region ($1 per day) in millions)
1. Identify the areas of world where poverty ratios have declined.
2. Identify the areas of globe which has the largest concentration of the poor.NCERT - Economics