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Table 2 Demographic, socioeconomic, and health indicators for Bihar and Gujarat, for 2011 and in percentages except where indicated

From: The influence of training programs on career aspirations: evidence from a cross-sectional study of nursing students in India

Indicator Gujarat Bihar
Population (millions) 60.4 104.1
Population as share of Indian population 5 8.6
Per capita GDP, 2014–2015 (INR) 125 467 39 341
Population below poverty line 16.6 33.7
Rural population 57.4 88.7
Scheduled Caste (SC) population 7 16
Scheduled Tribe (ST) population 15 1
Population density (persons per sq. km) 308 1 106
Literacy rate among males 85.8 71.2
Female literacy rate 63.3 46.4
Sex ratio (females per 1 000 males) 919 918
Female work force participation 23.4 19.1
Infant mortality rate (deaths per 1 000 live births) 36 42
Pregnant women receiving complete antenatal care, 2009 45.7 4.5
Full immunization among children between 12–23 months, 2009 56.6 49.0
Health workers per 1 000 population, 2009 2.89 0.52
Nurses and midwives per 1 000 population, 2009 2.12 0.16
  1. Source: Census 2011 [3], Planning Commission 2013 [35], MOSPI [36, 37], SRS 2014 [38], UNICEF CES-2009 [25], Hazarika 2013 [1]