Economy

There is no data separately for Namsai District. The data of District economy of erstwhile Lohit District which included Namsai sub Division indicates a better income level than that of state average.

Sl. No. Particulars District’s Average(Erstwhile Lohit ) State’s average Remarks
1 Net domestic Product at constant price of 1993-94 during 2000-01 Rs 10541/- (NDDP) Rs 8760/- (NSDP) 9.23% more than state

The average sectorial composition of economy and change during 1993-94 to 2000-01 is:

Sector Primary Secondary Tertiary
District(erstwhile Lohit) 40.90 21.61 37.72
State(Arunachal Pradesh) 41.50 22.43 36.07
% of change(1993-94- 2000-2001)
District(erstwhile Lohit) -2.14 – 0.47 1.21
State(Arunachal Pradesh) -1.78 – 0.43 2.21

Source- AP Human Dev Report 2005

Economy

Sectoral Composition of Economy

Poverty Scenario – According to 2002 BPL census 5370 rural HH were under 19 score (BPL) categories out of 12485 rural household of the district (2001) amounting to 43.01%.

The Human Development Index of the district is 0.518 ranked 8th in HDI , gender development Index in 2001 was 0.538 which is same as the state’s corresponding average.