Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Few Mind blowing Facts about India

Lets check out Some of the Mind blowing Facts about India:

  • In the next three years, up to 25% of the world's new workers will be Indian
  • 42% of the world's poor live in India
  • India's GDP per capita will quadruple from 2007 to 2020, according to Goldman Sachs
  • Property prices in Mumbai and Delhi have more than doubled in the past 18 months
  • India's tech capital, Bangalore, has increased its office supply by six times since 2006, and now has more Grade-A offices than Singapore
  • Half the world’s outsourced IT services come from India, amounting to a $47 billion dollar industry
  • Walmart alone outsources $1 billion in IT contracts to India
  • India is the world's second largest importer of arms and has spent $50 billion on defense purchases in the last decade
  • India grows 12 million tons of mangoes in a year, the weight equivalent to 80,000 blue whales
  • India's Cherrapnuji is the wettest places on earth, receiving 425 inches of rain every year
  • A bigger movie market than America and Canada combined, India sold 3.2 billion tickets last year
  • The average Indian is nearly 20 years younger than the average Japanese (26 vs 45)
  • In recent decades, 500,000 female births have gone missing each year due to (illegal) sex selection and abortion
  • India has 568 million more registered voters than the US -- and a better turnout rate too
  • India used to account for 33% of the world's GDP; then fell to 3%; now may rise to 25%