Monday, October 5, 2009

Lets play a game called Demographia

Answer the following questions and then match the answer. You will be surprised to know how less we know about India or Mumbai:

Lets start with a simple one.

1) Population of the country in 2009?
2) Population in 1961?
3) Rate of increase?
4) Percentage of Hindu population in India?
5) Population of Mumbai in 2009?
6) GDP of India?
7) GDP growth?
8) GDP per capita?
9) Inflation?
10) Population below poverty line?
11) Unemployment?

Answers:
1) 116 crores
2) 40 crores
3) 1.58%
4) 80%
5) 1.2 crores
6) $1.209 trillion
7) 6.7%
8) $1016
9) 7.8%
10) 22%
11) 6.8%

Did any one of you get it even 80% correct?

Update: (19/11/2009)
In fact, I was doing this for case interview practice. I read these wiki pages to learn some basic facts:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumbai
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumbai_Suburban_Railway
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Railways

Enjoy!!!

2 comments:

PD said...

answer to 2 is 40 crores not 400 crores

Pratik Poddar said...

of course :P
Thanx..
corrected now..