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Per capita monthly income limits

(modified after BG Prasad classification)


WPI July 2008 = 239a Correction factorb = 126.67 = 127 Social class Upper High High Upper middle Lower middle Poor BPL BGPrasad classification 100+ 50-99 30-49 15-29 5 to 15 below 5 Modification July 2008 12700+ 12,700+ 6350 to 12573 6,350 to 12,699 3810 to 6223 3,810 to 6,349 1905 to 3683 1,905 to 3,809 635 to 1905 635 to 1,904 Less than 635

References: a) Government of India. Office of the Economic adviser to the Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and industry http://eaindustry.nic.in/ accessed on 24th July 2008 b) Agarwal A K. Social classification: The need to update in the present scenario, Indian Journal of Community Medicine; 33 (1):50-51 January 2008