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Socio-Economic Database Sources for Social Science Research – for Global, India, Indian States Perspectives


* Statistical Yearbook India : Issues : 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

India, G-20 and the World; Area and Population; National Product and Related Aggregates; Balance Of Payments; Public Finance; Direct And Indirect Taxes; Five Year Plans; Agriculture; Horticulture; Live Stock & Fisheries; Sericulture; Irrigation; Information Technology; Industry; Mining; Energy; Companies; Trade; Indian Railways; Motor Vehicles; Roads; Shipping; Civil Aviation; Banks; Insurance; Tourism; Hotels; Housing; Education; Health and Family Welfare; Post & Telecommunication; Labour & Employment; Environment & Forest; Rainfall; Rural And Urban Development; Newspapers And Periodicals;  Crime; Accident; Prices; Exchange, Coinage And Currency; Trade Unions; Local Bodies; Electoral Statistics; . Cooperative Societies; Millennium Development Goals

*  Statistical Abstract India: 2002; 2005 and 2006 ; 2007

*  Monthly Abstract of Statistics [India]

§      2001-02 to 2003-04; 2004-05 to 2006-07; 2007-08 to 2009-10; 2010-11 to 2012-13

*  Statistical Pocket Book India: 2002 and 2008

*  India in Figures: 2003; 2007; 2011; 2015 ; 2018

Demographic Profile: Economic Development: Poverty Eradication and Social Protection; Infrastructure Development and Housing for all; Agricultural Development; Energy; Environment and Climate Change, Education for All, Health, Hygiene and Sanitation; Work and Employment and Millennium Development Goals.

*  Compendium of Selected Indicators on Indian Economy: Economic Sector Vol.I & Social Sector Vol-II

Time series data on some key economic indicators (1950-51 to 2008-09) covered in Statistical Yearbook India, Statistical Abstract India, Statistical Pocket Book India and India in Figures.

*      Handbook of Statistics on Indian Economy (Realtime) ; Issues : 2001; 2011 ; 2021

National Income, Saving and Employment; Production and Prices; Banking & Financial Markets; Public Finance; International Trade & BoP; Poverty & Employment

Data series: Annual, Quarterly & Monthly

*       Handbook of Statistics on Indian States (2016-21)

Social and Demographic Indicators; State Domestic Product; Agriculture & Allied Activities Statistics; Prices and Wages; Industry; Infrastructure; Banking and Fiscal Indicators.

*       National Account Statistics (annual- 1950-51 to 2020-21; Quarterly 1996-97 onwards)

*  NAS Issues: 2005; 2016; 2017; 2018;

*  NAS: Factor Incomes – 1980-81 to 1989-90 ; 1980-81 to 1999-00

*        State Domestic Products [Period: 1980-81 to 2020-21]

§        GSDP / NSDP Series: 1980-81; 1993-94 ; 1999-00 ; 2004-05 ; 2011-12 (GVA)

§      Gross/Net Domestic Products: All India (1950-51 to latest years)

§      2011-12 Back Series - 1950-51 to 2011-12  & 2011-12 to 2021-22

§      State-wise Crop-wise Estimates for Gross Value of Output [Annual: 1960-61 to 2018-19]

§      Agri & Allied activities (Series): 1960-61;1980-81; 1993-94; 1999-00; 2004-05 ; 2011-12 )

§      Mining and Querying Activities- Series: 2004-05

*       Input-Output Transactions Tables: 1993-94; 1998-99; 2003-04; 2006-07; 2007-08

*       Key Economic Indicators on Indian Economy (only for latest years

Key Macro-economic indicators (monthly & annual); industrial statistics; prices; monetary and financial statistics; external sector; world indicators. Information on Wholesale Price Indices (1952-53; 1961-62; 1970-71; 1981-82; 1993-94; 2004-05; 2011-12 series), Eight Core Industries and Experimental Service Price Indices are also available on the above web source.

*       RBI KLEMS Database (2014, 2016 to 2021)

KLEMS database provides database on measures of Gross Value Added (GVA), Gross Value of Output (GVO), Labour (L), Capital (K), Energy (E), Material (M), Services (S), Labour Quality (LQ), Labour Productivity (LP) and Total Factor Productivity (TFP) at the industry and economy level from 1980-81 to 2018-19.  The data is compiled from CSO, NSSO, ASI, Input-Output tables (I-O tables) and processed according to appropriate procedures. …to know more about KLEMS database

*       Planning Commission Database:  Socio-economic aspects (up to 2014)

Indian economy; Agriculture, food consumption & poverty; Annual plans of States; State-wise indicators of poverty and per capita expenditure; Labour force & employment; World trade, exports, imports, FDI & BOP; Power, energy; irrigation; State plans; Health & family; Drinking water; Education; World economy & G-20; Demographic and amenities tables from Census 2011

§        Indian Planning Experience- A Statistical Profile (2001)

§        Planning Commission Five Year Plan Reports (First to 12th FYP)

§        Planning Commission State Development Reports

§        Planning Commission State Human Development Reports  

§        District Domestic Products (All States): 1999-00 to 2008-09

*       NITI Aayog Reports

§        State Rankings Composite water Management Index ; District Hospital Index; Export Preparedness Index: Global Innovation Index; India Innovation Index; Multidimensional Poverty Index; School Education Quality Index; SDG India Index; SDG Dashboard; State Energy Index; State Health Index ;

§        Niti Aayog Database on State Statistics

State Domestic Product Series (1980-81; 1993-94; 1999-00; 2004-05; 2011-12); State Finances (Deficits, Revenue and Exp: 1980-81 and onwards); Labour; Education; Health; Infrastructure; Poverty

§        Niti Aayog District-wise Statistics : Health; Education; Electricity; Water; Telecommunications (Alternative link)

*       Economic Surveys of India: 1957-58 to 2020-21 & Latest Year (2021-22)

Statistical Appendix includes data on Indian Economy; Agricultural Production; Livestock; Electricity; Coal, Infrastructure; Fiscal and Monetary Indicators; Prices; Trade; Socio-economic profiles of the States; Employment; and Demographic Indicators.

*  Women and Men in India 2020: 2019; 2015; 2010; 2006; 2002

Population; Health; Education; Participation in Economy & Decision Making; Impediments in Empowerment; Gender Indicators)

*  Selected Socio-economic Statistics India 2017; 2011 2006; 2002

Demography (Population and Vital Statistics); Labour and Employment; Education; Health and Family Welfare; Public Order and Safety (Crimes); Housing; Environment; Income; Consumption and Prices

*  Disability in India: A Statistical Profile 2011 ; 2016 ; 2021

*  Statistical Profile of Schedule Tribes in India

*  Handbook on Social Welfare Statistics ( Issues: 2021;  2018; 2016 )

General; Demography; Vital Statistics; Education; Employment; Public Expenditure on Welfare; Scheduled Castes Development; Scheduled Tribes Development; Development of other Backward Classes; Development of Minorities; Welfare of Persons with Disabilities; Social Defense; International Comparison.

*  Rural Development Statistics 2014-15 to 2019-20 ; 2019-20

Demographic Indicators; Population; Socio-Economic Characteristics; Agriculture and Allied Activities; Cooperation; Industries; Rural Infrastructure; Panchayati Raj; Sc's and St's; Rural Women. MNREGA at Glance and MIS reports available here.

*  Key Data on Rural Development from IDFC India Rural Development Report

*  Twenty Points Programmes :

Annual Reports (Issues: 2020-21; 2019-20; 2018-19; 2017-18; 2016-17; 2015-16; 2014-15; 2007-08; 2005-06 ) and Twenty Points Programmes : Progress Reports (2017-18; 2016-17; 2015-16; 2014-15; 2011-12; 2009-10; 2008-09;

Programmes comprising schemes relating to Poverty Alleviation, Employment Generation, Education, Health, etc., called the Twenty Point Programme (TPP), has been in operation since 1975. TPP-2006 has 20 Points covering 65 items. The reports cover performances of programmes across 20 points- Poverty Eradication; Power to People; Support to Farmers; Labour Welfare; Food Security; Housing; Clean Drinking Water; Health; Education; Women Empowerment; Child Welfare; Youth Development; Improvement of Slums; Environment Protection and Afforestation; Social Security; Rural Roads; Energization of Rural Areas; Development of Backward Areas; It-enabled e-governance.


*     Agricultural Statistics at Glance and Pocket Book of Agricultural Statistics (All India; State Coverage) - : 2007 to 2013 & 2014-2021

Economic and social dimensions of agriculture – agricultural population, workers, poverty, agricultural GDP and growth, and capital formation; crop area, production yield, trade, and prices; organic farming; livestock; food security, subsidies, input uses, sustainability and environmental aspects of agriculture – land, irrigation and rainfall; key highlights of agricultural census and input surveys; world agricultural statistics.

*     Crop-wise/Season-wise Area, Production and Yield of Major Crops

*     State-wise Land Use Pattern in India

*     Farm Harvest Prices of Principal Crops in India (State & District): 1998-99 to 2018-19

*     Wholesale and Retail Prices of Agricultural Commodities

*     Agricultural Wages in India: 2005-06 to 2019-20

*     Cost of Cultivation/ Production India: 1996-97 to 2018-19


Note: DE&S is in the process of migration of its Database to new website > DESAGRI.GOV.IN  (Pointers > Statistics, Documents & Reports; Dashboard). Kindly check new website if weblinks are removed/broken or database not updated


*     Agricultural Census: 1970-71 to 2015-16 (Reports) and 1995-96 to 2015-15 (Online)

*     All India Report on Number and Area of Operational Holdings: 1995-96 to 2015-16

*     Input Survey of India: 1976-77 to 2016-17 (Reports) and 1995-96 to 2016-17 (Online)

*     Minor Irrigation Census Reports (Database - All Census: National; States)

*     Agricultural Research Data Books 2016 to 2020 (IASRI)

The reports provide information pertaining to agricultural research, education, and related aspects and these have been covered in ten sections- natural resources; agricultural inputs; animal husbandry, dairying and fishing; horticulture; production and Productivity; agricultural engineering and produce management; exports and imports; India’s position in world economy; investment in agricultural research and education and human resources.

*     Indian Horticulture Database (Statistics & Markets)

*     National Horticulture and Development Foundation Database

  • Area, Production, Exports and Markets Arrivals of Onion, Garlic, and Potato

*     Water & Related Statistics ; 2021  2019 2015 2013

*     Hydro Meteorological Water Yearbooks (2014-15 to 2020-21) 

*     Water Resources at Glance: 2021; 2022

*     Handbook on Water & Related Information 2017

*     Major and Medium Irrigation Projects Completed

*     Integrated Hydrological Data Book; 2021 2020 ; 2018 2015


*      Annual Survey of Industries (Unit/Micro Level Data): 1974-75 to 2018-19

The Annual Survey of Industries (ASI) is the principal source of industrial statistics in India and data can be used to assess and evaluate the changes in the growth, composition, and structure of organised manufacturing sector. It provides comprehensive information relating to input, output, value added, employment, assets etc of the registered factories. ASI unit level data can also be accessed from ICSSR Data Service Depository and MOSPI National Data Archive.

*      Handbook of Industrial Policy and Statistics 2008-09

*      Wholesale Price Index of Industrial Products: 1980-81 to latest years

*      Index of Industrial Production : 2004-05 Series and 2011-12 Series

*      National and International Mineral Scenario

*      Public Enterprises Survey: 2010-11 to 2019-20

The survey reports provide a consolidated picture of the performance of Central Public Sector Enterprises in terms of the operational and financial parameters both at the macro level (Vol.I) and sectoral/groups levels (Vol. II)


*   All India Censuses of SSI and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)

The MSME website provides Unit level Data (Census) as well as data in published reports covering both Registered and Unregistered Sectors.  The other data and Statistics on MSME and annual reports can also be accessed from the website.


*      Annual Reports of Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) – 2019-20 ; 2018-19; 2017-18; Unit Level Data – 2019-20 ;

*      Employment & Unemployment Surveys (Unit Level Data) and NSSO Reports

*      Economic Census (Unit Level Data) and Public Enterprises Surveys (Unit Level Data)

*      Unemployment Rates in India (CMIE- Reports & Monthly Data- 2016 to latest month)

*      State of Working in India (2018, 2019 and 2021)

*      Employment Publications – Employment Exchange Statistics; Employment Market;

         Bulletins on Job Opportunities in India



*   Indian Public Finance Statistics: 2004-05 to 2017-18

The report provides a comprehensive database on budgetary transactions of the Central and State Governments, Annual Plan outlays and pattern of their financing, trends in domestic saving and investment, trends in net domestic product of States

*   State Finances: A Study of Budget (2001-02 to 2021-22)

These reports provide data and analysis of fiscal positions of States in India: Data and reports both available.


*   Handbook of Statistics on State Government Finances 2010 ; 2004

These reports provide comprehensive database on State finances some of which are not covered under “State Finances: A study of Budgets. The Handbooks covers State-wise data from 1990-91 to 2009-10 on some major fiscal indicators.


*   Union Budgets India: Latest Year (2022-23); 1996-97 to 2021-22 1947-48 to 1995-96

All budget documents of Union Government of India from 1947-48 to the latest years are available. These include budget at glance, revenue and expenditure details, key to budget documents, budget highlights and annual financial statement. The budget speeches for the abovementioned years are available here.


*      Trend and Progress of Banking in India: 1947 to 2021

*      Statistical Tables Relating to Banks in India: 1913 to 2021

*      Basic Statistical Returns of Scheduled Commercial Banks in India: 1996 to 2021

*      Branch Banking Statistics: 2001; 2002; 2010; 2018

*      A Profile of Banks (2006 to 2013)

*      Time Series data on banking sector


*      National Family Health Surveys (NFHS)

The National Family Health Survey (NFHS) is a large-scale, multi-round survey conducted in a representative sample of households throughout India. Five rounds of the survey have been conducted since the first survey in 1992-93. The survey provides state and national information for India on fertility, infant and child mortality, the practice of family planning, maternal and child health, reproductive health, nutrition, anaemia, utilization and quality of health and family planning services.

*      District-Level Household and Facility Surveys (DLHS)

The DLHS is designed to provide information on family planning, maternal and child health, reproductive health of ever married women and adolescent girls, utilization of maternal and child healthcare services at the district level for India. In addition, it also provides information on new-born care, post-natal care within 48 hours, role of ASHA in enhancing the reproductive and child health care and coverage of Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY).  The data and reports on four surveys/rounds (DLHS-1; DLHS-2; DLHS-3; DLHS-4) are available under publications section.

*      Rural Health Statistics India : 2020-21 ; 2019-20 ; 2018-19; 2017-18; 2016-17

*      Health and Family Welfare Statistics India 2018-19

*      Sample Registration Survey (SRS) Bulletins: 1997 to 2020

*      Compendium of India’s Fertility and Mortality Indicators: 1971-2013 (SRS)

*    Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (DGHS) Database

The website provides important database on health aspects of India. It brings out reports on national health profiles; health insurance statistics; health manpower statistics; health maps of India; health services in India; ISMH statistics; international comparative health statistics; key health indicators; causes of death statistics; disability; population and poverty statistics; public health statistics; primary health care services; socio-economic indicators; vital statistics; medical care statistics; medical education etc..  National Health Profiles : 2021; 2020; 2019; 2018; 2017; 2016; 2015; 2013; 2012; 2011 and other publications can be freely accessed here.

*      Stagewise Demographic and Selected HMIS Indicators

*      Annual Health Surveys

*      HMIS (States/Districts) Reports (Alternative Source)

*      Health Fact Sheets - States: NFHS; SRS; NSS

*      Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Statistics

*   Demographic and Health Survey Database (DHS)

The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program has collected, analyzed, and disseminated accurate and representative data on population, health, HIV, and nutrition through more than 400 surveys in over 90 countries.

*    Demographic and Health Statistics Sources for India

The website provides overview on data sources of Census (1871 to 2011), Civil Registration, Sample Registration System (1970 onwards), National Family and Health Surveys (1993, 1998, 2005); Reproductive and Child Health Projects; SRS Surveys; Multiple Indicator Survey; LSMS Survey of Uttar Pradesh, Medical Causes of Death, and others.


*  All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) Online Database : Universities ; Colleges ; Standalone Colleges

*   All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) Reports : 2019-20; 2018-19; 2017-18; 2016-17; 2015-16 (Excel) ; 2014-15 (Excel); 2013-14 (Excel) ; 2012-13 (Excel)

*   Higher Education Profile 2019-20

*   State-wise Accreditation Reports of Higher Education Institutions (NAAC) and Institutions (Universities & Colleges) with valid NAAC accreditations

*   States Education Profile 2005-06

*   Educational Statistics - At a Glance: 2018 ; 2016; 2014; 2013; 2012; 2011; 2005-06

*   Statistics of School Education : 2011-12; 2010-11; 2009-10; 2008-09; 2007-08; 2006-07

*   Selected Information on School Education : 2015-16; 2011-12

*   Report on Unified District Information System for Education Plus (UDISE+) 2020-21 ; 2019-20

*   Performance Grading Index (PGI) : 2019-20; 2018-19; 2017-18

*   Analysis of Budgeted Expenditure on Education (2002 to 2020) : 2017-18 to 2019-20

*   ASER (Annual Status of Education Reports 2005 to 2021)

ASER has been conducting surveys every year since 2005, tracking children’s ability to read, write and do basic arithmetic in the schools of rural districts of India. It is the largest household survey of children conducted in India regarding learning levels of children.


*   Infrastructure Statistics 2010: 2013; 2014; 2020-21; Review of Infrastructure Performance

The reports provide information on Transports (Road, Rail, Sea, Air), Energy (Coal & Mining; Petroleum & Gas Extraction; Electricity); Communication, Irrigation; Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation; and Storage Infrastructures.

*   Niti Aayog Database on Infrastructure

*   RBI Data on State-level Infrastructure (Period: 2004-05 to 2020-21)

*   Experimental Service Price Indices (Database of Office of Economic Advisor)

*   Basic Road Statistics (2004-05 to 2016-17)

*   Road Transport Yearbooks (2006-07 to 2018-19)

*   Road Accidents in India (2008 to 2020)


*   Compendium of Environmental Statistics : 1998; 2000; 2002; 2006; 2010; 2015; 2016;

*   Envistats India : 2018 (Vol.I & II ) ; 2019 (Vol. I & II) ; 2020 (Vol. I & II) ; 2021 (Vol. I)

Environmental conditions and quality: Geological and geographical information; Atmosphere, climate and weather; hydrographical/soil characteristics; land cover; Ecosystem and biodiversity; forests, environmental (air, water, noise, pollutions) quality; environmental and resources and their use; mineral resources, production and trade; stocks and changes in energy resources; production, trade and consumption of energy; land use; use of forest land & resource; crops; livestock; water resources and abstraction of water; Residuals: emissions to air; generation and management of wastewater/waste; extreme events and disasters; human settlement and environmental health; environmental production, management & engagement.

*   National Ambient Air Quality Data 2013 to 2020 ; Special Monitoring data ; Realtime data

*   National Air Quality Index

*   Air, Water and Noise Pollution Data 



o       Rainfall and Temperature IMD Data (1901-2018);

o       Monthly (1901 to 2020) 

o       Daily, Monthly and Cumulative Rainfall- Current Monsoon

o       Reports and Publications

o       District-wise Rainfall Information – last 5 years (IMD) (Alternative 1 & 2)

o       India Climate Change Data

o       Statistics Related Climate Change, India 2015


*      Energy Statistics India 2022 (Excel) ; 2021; 2020; 2019; 2018; 2017; 2016; 2015; 2014;
; 2012; 2011; 2010; 2008; 2007

*      All India Electricity Statistics (General Review) : 2004-05 to 2016-17

*      Energy Database of International Energy Agency (IEA)

*      Indian Petroleum and Natural Gas Statistics 1983-84 to 2020-21

*      Monthly Production of Petroleum Products (2012 to 2022)

*      Petroleum Production, Consumption, Trade, Marketing, Prices, and Subsidies

*      Power Statistics at Glance

*      Key World Energy Statistics 2021

*      World Energy and Climate Statistics Yearbook 2021


*      EXIM /TRADE DATA OF INDIA (Commodity/Region/Country-wise Trade from 1997-98)

*      TRADE STATISTICS (Annual and Monthly)




*      AGRICULTURAL EXPORT DATABASE (APEDA) [Commodity/ Country-wise Trade]

*      BRICS JOINT STATISTICAL PUBLICATION: 2021; 2020; 2018 2015; 2014; 2013; 2012




UN Statistical Division provides a global database on population, national accounts, education, labour markets, prices and production indices, energy, crime, gender, nutrition and health, science and technology, finance, environment, communication, tourism and transport. Apart from these databases on disability, migration, Energy, SDG indicators and international trade are made available by the division.

·     National Account Statistics – Database presents a series of analytical national accounts tables from 1970 onwards for more than 200 countries and the world

·     SDG Global Database gives you access to data on more than 210 SDG indicators for countries across the globe

·     Disability Statistics

·     Population Census Datasets (1995 to latest year) and Vital Statistics Reports

·     Demographic and Social Statistics and Gender Indicators

·     Monthly Bulletin of (Economic and Social) Statistics  


UN Comtrade is a repository of official international trade statistics on goods and services on monthly and annual basis and relevant analytical tables. It gives free access to detailed global trade database and publications.

·        International Trade Statistics Yearbooks (1992 to 2020)


World Bank provide a comprehensive data on various socio-economic indicators. World Development Indicators (WDI) is the primary World Bank collection of development indicators compiled from officially recognized international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional, and global estimates.  It also has around 2,500 internationally comparable education indicators for access, progression, completion, literacy, teachers, population, and expenditures. Gender Statistics cover demographics, education, health, labor force, and political participation and health, nutrition and population statistics gathered from a variety of international sources.

·        World Development Indicators (All Countries) And India Specific Data

·        Education Statistics

·        Gender Statistics

·        Health, Nutrition and Population Statistics  

·        World Development Reports (latest years) and Archive


FAO provides time series agricultural data (since 1961 to latest years) on production, food security and nutrition, demand and supply of foods, trade, prices, land, inputs, population and employment, investment, forestry, climate change, SDG Indicators, world census of agriculture and some macro-economic indicators for all countries. It gives free access to database.


The Database covers Statistics on Trades and Development including technology & innovations, trade and biodiversity, transport cost, output and income, inflation and exchange rates, commodity prices, population, creative economy and productive capacities. It also publishes reports – World Investment Reports, World Tariff Profiles, Trends in Global Investment and Trades.


It provides useful information on  human development indicators (Tables in excel sheets) for all the countries. The data presented on HDI Dashboards are updated annually and cover quality of human development, life-course gender gaps, women’s empowerment, environmental sustainability, socioeconomic sustainability, human development in the Anthropocene, and others. Global and country specific reports on HDI and Global Multi-dimensional Poverty index (MPI) are also available here. 




This platform provides provide a wide range of primary/unit level datasets of Annual Survey of Industries (ASI); NSSO Unit level Data (NSS survey data on Household Consumer Expenditure; Employment & Unemployment; Debt & Investment Surveys; Land and Livestock Holding Surveys; Enterprises Survey; Housing, Health; Education, Village Facilities; Situation Assessment Surveys of Farmer Households); and Economic Census All datasets documentation and resources are freely available through login to the platform.


This platform provides single point access to a wide range of primary datasets including datasets generated by large-scale government surveys i.e. ASI and NSS that provides unit level data as well as qualitative studies. It extracts and transforms the data from raw datasets before uploading it in the data repository with necessary documentation for the benefit of researcher. Besides hosting unit-level datasets, the ICSSR Data Service also provides access to secondary datasets derived from the unit-level datasets using selected parameters. All datasets documentation and resources are freely available through login to the platform.


The Open Government Data Portal is designed, developed to facilitate the access to Government owned shareable data through search catalog/resources and information and periodically is being updated.


Census India platform by Government of India provided a vast information on demographic, household, economic, social characteristics of Indian population at all India, State, District, Town, village level. Census Tables search engine can be used to extract an information in Excel files. The tables are listed by Census year (1991, 2001, 2011), organized by series (Demography / Primary Census Abstract (A), Economic Activities (B), Marital Status, Age, Disability, Education Language & Religion (C), Migration (D), Fertility (F).  The Population Finder can be used to retrieve data from the Primary Census Abstract (PCA) data tables containing 85 indicators available for districts, sub-districts, towns, villages and wards. The indicators include the number of households, the population by sex, by selected age group, by SC and ST, by work status, and more.  The Census Digital Library serves as a central, searchable repository of all publicly available materials related to the India population censuses. The Sample Registration System (SRS), which provides reliable annual estimates of Infant mortality rate, birth rate, death rate and other indicators at the national and sub-national levels is also available on the platform.


NCRB provides database on crimes, accidental deaths, missing women and children and statistics on prisons and suicides including farmers.

·        Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India 2020 (1967 to 2018)

·        Crime in India (1953 to 2020)

·        Prison Statistics (1995 to 2020)

*      INDIASTAT.COM  (Need Subscription)

This platform has a fine collection of socio-economic statistical information covering a vast array of data on administrative units, agriculture, banks, financial institutions, civil supplies and consumer affairs, companies, cooperatives, crime and law, environment and forests, industries, infrastructure, demographics, economy, education, trade, health, housing, industries, insurance, labour and workforce, rainfall, temperature, natural resources, telecommunication, tourism and transport.

*      CMIE DATABASE (Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy – Need Subscription)

CMIE platform has a vast business (PROVESS- Company Level Data) and economic database covering the financial performance of individual companies; estimate household incomes, pattern of spending and savings; new investment projects and integrated database of the Indian economy. Some of its widely acknowledged data include PROWESS (Company Level data – financial performance of 50,000 companies since 1989); CapEx is a database of projects; Economic Databases - Economy Outlook; Industry Outlook; States of India; Industry Outlook; Commodities; Trade; Household Wellbeing; consumer Pyramids.


EPWRF has collected data on key indicators and constructed time series data on selected Macro-Economic Indicators; Financial Markets; State Domestic Products Series (1960-61 to Recent Years)



National Level

DE&S, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, GoI (Old & New)

State Level

Most of the States of India have a Statistical Wing, Directorate of Economics and Statistics (DE&S), providing statistical information/data on various socio-economic aspects of the State. The information published by DE&S are available on their websites under Publications/ Reports/ Documents/ Statistics/ Facts and Figures sections

Northern States

Western States





        Himachal Pradesh


        Jammu & Kashmir


        Uttar Pradesh




Eastern States

Southern States

        Madhya Pradesh

        Andhra Pradesh







        West Bengal

        Tamil Nadu











        Arunachal Pradesh




Note – Back volumes of some of the reports/ Publications are available with Databank. If required, kindly contact / or visit Databank office.

                                                                                              Dr. Khalil Shaha, Databank Incharge


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