Gujarat and Tamil Nadu Comparision

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Gujarat's Contribution to India
• 17% of Fixed Capital Investment
• 16% of Industrial output
• 22% of India's exports
• 16% of Value of Output
• 12% of Net Manufacturing Value
• 10% of Factories
• 98% of Soda Ash production
• 80% of Diamond Export
• 78% of Salt production
• 62% of Petrochemical production
• 53% of Crude Oil (Onshore)
• 51% of Chemical products
• 37% of Groundnut production
• 35% of Cargo Handling
• 31% of Cotton production
• 30% of Natural Gas (Onshore)
• 10% of Mineral production
• 25% of Textile production
• 35% of Pharmaceutical products
• Longest shoreline — 1,670 kilometres (1,040 mi)
87.9% of the total roads in the state are asphalt surfaced. 98.86% village connectivity with all‐weather roads, the highest in India. 100% of Gujarat's 18,000 villages have electricity connection for 24hr power through the Jyotigram Yojana. Gujarat ranks first nationwide in gas-based thermal electricity generation with national market share of over 8% and second nationwide in nuclear electricity generation with national market share of over 1%.

Gujarat has largest OFC network of more than 50,000 km. The state owned Wide Area Network is the largest IP-based ICT network in Asia Pacific Region and second largest in the world, connecting 26 districts and 225 talukas through 12,000 nodes. There are more than 900,000 internet users and all villages are connected with broadband internet. The state registered 12.8% agriculture growth in the last five years against the national average of 2%. As per RBI report, in year 2006–07, 26% out of total bank finance in India was in Gujarat. A post-liberalization period saw Gujarat's State Domestic Product (SDP) rising at an average growth rate of 14% per annum in real terms (from 1994–2002). Gujarat is the main producer of tobacco, cotton, and groundnuts in India. Gujarat has an agricultural economy; the total crop area amounts to more than one-half of the total land area. About 89.1% of the population of Gujarat are Hindu.[27] Muslims account for 9.1%, Jain 1.0% and Sikh 0.1% of the population Congress continued to govern Gujarat after the state's creation in 1960. During and after India's State of Emergency of 1975–1977, public support for the Congress Party eroded, but it continued to hold government until 1995. In the 1995 Assembly elections, the Congress lost to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Keshubhai Patel came to power. His government lasted only two years. The fall of that government was provoked by a split in the BJP led by Shankersinh Vaghela, who has won most of the subsequent polls. Gujarat has 13 universities and four agricultural universities. Tamil Nadu's population grew by 11.19% between 1991 and 2001, the second lowest rate for that period (after Kerala) amongst populous states (states whose population exceeded 20 million in 2001). Its decadal rate of population growth has declined since 1971, one of only three populous states (along with Kerala and Orissa) to show this trend. The state has registered the lowest fertiliy rate along with Andhra Pradesh and Goa in India in year 2005–06 with 1.8 children born for each woman, lower than required for population sustainability.[53][54][55] Hinduism is followed by the majority of the people. The distribution of population based on their faith, as of the 2001 census, is shown in the bar graph above. Hinduism is the dominant religion has a higher percentage of adherents in Tamil Nadu (88%) when compared to other states. Christianity, though a minority, has the highest population in absolute numbers when compared to other states. Scheduled castes and Scheduled tribes comprise 19% and 1% of the population respectively.[56][57] Tamil is the official and the principal spoken language of the state. As of the 2001 Census, Tamil is spoken by 89.43% of the population followed by Telugu at 5.65%, Kannada at 1.68%, Urdu at 1.51% and...
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