UP - The Land of Unlimited Potential

  • UP - The Land of Unlimited Potential
  • Parameters Uttar Pradesh India
    Population* (Million)
    Most populous State (16.5%)
    200 1,210
    Urban population (%) 22.3 27.8
    Area (sq kms)
    5th Largest State in size (7.3%)
    240,928 3,287,240
    GSDP (in USD billion)
    3rd Largest economy (8%)
    71.67 886.41
    Literacy rate (%) 67.7 74

    Source: Page 2 & 7 of Varshiki-2019 (Section- History of U.P.)

    Key Facts


    • Growth rate of service sector GSDP - CAGR of 9.3%
    • Primary sector contributes 29.1% in UP’s GSDP against 19.7% in India’s GDP
    • Percentage of services sector in State GSDP has increased by from 48% to 55%