. Kerala, with lower per capita income has a better human development ranking than Haryana


Hence, per capita income is not a useful criterion at all and should not be used to compare states. Do you agree? Discuss.

Best Answer

Kerala, with a lower per capita income, has a better human development ranking than Haryana. Hence, per capita income is not a useful criterion at all and should not be used to compare states. This is true because the literacy rate, infant mortality rate, healthcare facilities, etc. are better in Kerala in comparison to Haryana. The per capita income is only calculated by calculating the average income of the state, irrespective of any other factor

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