SITES OFFERING DATA ON VARIOUS SECTORS OF INDIA

 

URL

DATA AVAILABLE IN THE SITE

1.

www.devdata.worldbank.org

Annual data for countries on topics like agriculture, value added, population density, growth, total TFR, GDP, trade, illiteracy rate, life expectancy at birth, mortality rate, FDI, GNI, exports of goods and services.

2.

www.worldbank.org/data

Data on countries/country groups. Data on population, poverty, GDP, exports and imports, illiteracy, child malnutrition, annual growth, life expectancy at birth, structure of the economy.

3.

www.economywatch.com

Data on economy, labour, agricultural sector, Industrial sector and demography.

4.

www.rbi.org.in

Data on currency and finance, RBI liabilities and assets, foreign exchange reserves.

5.

www.finmin.nic.in

Data on NI, GDP, index no. of wholesale prices base 1981-82, employment in private and public sector, monetary trends, total expenditure of central government, selected indicators since 1950-51 to 1994-95(GDP, per capita national product, index of industrial production, O/P, literacy rate, birth rate, death rate), foreign exchange reserves.

6.

www.indiainfoline.com

Industry : Sectoral data on prices, production, sales, etc. of more than 300 products and commodities.

Agriculture : Summary on production of major crops, statewise production of food grains, index no. of agricultural production.

Indian five year plan: Aim and strategy of each plan.

Demography: Population growth, birth and death rates, and a list of all major data sources.

National Income: Indian national income, historic data, GDP at current prices, GNP, NNP, GDP at factor costs.

7.

www.chd.nic.in/labour

Data on price index numbers and minimum wages

8.

www.eia.doe.gov

Data on energy production and consumption

9.

www.teriin.org

Tables, maps and figures on population and poverty, forest resources, water resources and quality, air quality, agricultural inputs and soil degradation, energy and environment

10.

www.apps.fao.org

Data on food and agricultural supplies

11.

www.envfor.nic.in/cpcb

Data from 1988 to 1995 from the National Air Quality Monitoring program for Indian states and Indian cities

12.

www.education.nic.in

Data on literacy and population

13.

www.censusindia.net

Official government site for the Census of India

14.

www.eci.gov.in

Data and reports on state elections,2001.

15.

www.measuredhs.com

Data on abortion, AIDS, child labour, domestic violence, anaemea, female genital mutilation, household expenditure, maternal mortality, pregnancy history, vitamin A deficiency.

 

16.

www.nfhsindia.org

Data on fertility, infant and child mortiality, family planning, nutrition, anaemia, morbidity, maternal and reproductive health, utilisation and quality of family planning and health services, population, health and nutrition

 

17.

www.tiharprisons.nic.in/vstiharprisons

  1. Data on prison statistics and classification of prison population.
  2. Agewise classification of prisoners.
  3. Data on foreign prisoners.
  4. Classification of undertrials as per length of stay in jail.
  5. Classification of convict prisoners as per term of imprisonment.

All the above data are further categorised into male and female data.

 

18.

www.pscw.ura.nl/sociosites/databases.html#INDIA

 

Sociological data

19.

www.icssr.org

(Access to the data libraries is restricted).

Sociological data

20.

www.indianstat.com

(Data available only on membership which is available on payment)

Comprehensive data on various Indian sectors such as economy, industry, commerce,

environment, development, agriculture,

and sociological and demographic data, etc.

21.

www.ngdc.noaa.gov

(Data available on request in the form of CD ROM, diskettes, etc.)

Site of World Datacentre for Geo-Magnetism,

Mumbai

22.

www.lib/umich.edu/govdocs

List of sites where data can be found