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BRIEF January 10, 2018

India States Briefs – Haryana

Haryana has less poverty than most other Indian states, but inequality is high. Growth is close to the national average and is driven mainly by services. Read Haryana - Poverty, Growth and Inequality brief.

Haryana is one of the few states where the share of salaried jobs has increased after 2005. However, the pace of job creation is slow and the state’s men have benefitted the most from the new jobs created. Read Haryana - Jobs brief.

Women in Haryana have recorded mixed progress. While schooling and maternal health have improved, the state’s child sex ratio is the lowest in India. Read Haryana – Gender brief.

Social groups have made unequal progress in Haryana. The Scheduled Castes, that make up a fifth of the state’s population, have witnessed slower progress than others on both monetary and non-monetary dimensions of welfare. Read Haryana - Social Inclusion brief.

Haryana has made significant progress on education. The learning outcomes of the state’s children are the highest in the country. However, progress on health indicators has been mixed. Read Haryana - Health and Education brief.

For a quick snapshot of trends over time across all major thematic areas, refer to Haryana - Indicators at a GlanceReaders who are keen to further understand all the indicators selected for this exposition may refer to the Technical Appendix.

To know more about other states read India States Briefs