NSSO surveys paint a rather different picture from the conventional narrative of growth in the states
Which state has the highest consumption per capita? Consumption is, after all, one of the chief measures of well-being. And which states have shown the highest increase in per capita consumption? The accompanying charts tell the story for selected major states. The data have been taken from the National Sample Survey Office’s (NSSO’s) Household Consumer Expenditure Surveys for 2003 and 2011-12.