Instructions

The following table gives the national income and the population of a country for the years 1984 – 85 to 1989 – 90. For each of the following questions choose the best alternative: 

Question 56

Increase in the per capita income compared to the previous year among the years given below was highest for the year:

Solution

The per capita of each of the following years is given below.

1984-85 is Rs. 3,098
1985-86 is Rs. 3,482 (increased by Rs. 384)
1986-87 is Rs. 3,786 (increased by Rs. 304)
1987-88 is Rs. 4,203 (increased by Rs. 416)
1988-89 is Rs. 4,857 (increased by Rs. 653)
1989-90 is Rs. 5,339 (increased by Rs. 481)

Hence, the increase is highest for the year 1988-89


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