Statistics

  • Industrial production in negative zone, dips 1.9 pc in February 11-04-2014 07:02 PM

    New Delhi: After feeble signs of a recovery, industrial production once again slipped into negative territory and contracted 1.9 per cent in February due to poor performance in manufacturing, especially capital goods. Factory output as measured by the index of industrial production (IIP) showed a decline of 0.1 per cent...
  • India's industrial output up 0.1 per cent in January 12-03-2014 05:59 PM

    India's industrial output was higher by 0.1 per cent during January, as mining and electricity sectors performed marginally better, government data showed on Wednesday. Factory output measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) dropped by 0.6 percent in December, registering contraction for the third straight month. The...
  • Sachin Tendulkar in numbers: Interactive graph 10-10-2013 06:46 PM

    Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday stunned the cricket world by announcing his retirement from international cricket after playing his 200th Test match in the home series against the West Indies in November 2013. The 40-year-old Tendulkar contacted BCCI President N Srinivasan on Thursday and requested the board to release a statement...
  • Rahul Dravid quits competitive cricket: timeline of a legendary career 06-10-2013 09:48 AM

    After retiring from all forms of international cricket in 2012, Rahul Dravid announced earlier this year that the 2013 Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) will be his last tournament as a professional cricketer. And on this day, October 6, 2013, when Dravid makes his final appearance as a player, we look...
  • China lowers 2012 GDP growth rate to 7.7 pc 02-09-2013 05:51 PM

    China's statistics authority, on Monday, lowered the country's growth rate for 2012 to 7.7 percent based on its preliminary verification. The revised gross domestic product (GDP) came in at 51.89 trillion yuan ($8.41 trillion), down 38 billion yuan from the preliminary calculation figure that put the annual rate at 7.8...
  • India's economic growth slumps to 4.4 per cent 30-08-2013 05:53 PM

    India's economic growth slumped to 4.4 percent during the quarter ended June 30, due to poor showing of manufacturing, mining and agriculture sectors, government data showed on Friday. The manufacturing sector contracted by 1.2 percent while mining sector contracted by 2.8 percent. The growth of agriculture sector fell to 2.7...
  • Interactive graph: The most unsafe cities for women in India 26-08-2013 05:22 PM

    Statistics from National Crime Records Bureau's Crime in India 2012 report plotted on a graph to highlight which Indian cities have the highest rate of reported crime against women. According to the statistics, amongst the 53 cities reporting the highest incidents of crimes against women, Vijaywada is the most unsafe...
  • Delhi records highest crimes among mega cities 15-06-2013 03:45 AM

    New Delhi: The national capital has earned the dubious distinction of having the highest number of crimes reported among mega cities in the country. The highest number of complaints per 100 policemen was reported from Delhi (17.0) followed by Madhya Pradesh (14.7) and Chandigarh (10.1) against the national average of...
  • Delhi: Rape cases went up by 158 per cent in 2013 23-04-2013 04:00 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi has witnessed a surge in crime against women this year with rape cases recording 158 per cent rise while molestation and eve-teasing incidents went up by 600 and over 700 per cent, respectively. According to statistics released by Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar on Monday, the national...
  • Why numbers may not be the right indicators for India 08-11-2012 01:32 PM

    Gurgaon: A lot has been read into numbers when it comes to India's growth story. While India Inc has usually welcomed high percentage growth numbers as the high-point of private-public partnership, downward revision of growth rate has invited brickbats from the industry and media alike. But numbers very often mask...
  • US elections: 169 million voters in $6 billion exercise 05-11-2012 04:50 PM

    Washington: One of the largest electoral exercises in the world after India, the world's largest democracy, gets underway on Tuesday when 169 million American voters go to the polls to chose a president, a new House of Representatives, 33 senators and thousands of local officials at a whopping cost of...
  • Stats and the truth aren't the same

    Reverse Swing |  Suresh Menon
    Cricket fans believe they have the answers to recurring questions. Who is the greatest batsman? Don Bradman. The greatest allrounder? Garry Sobers. The greatest captain?...

  • IPL 5: The numbers game 28-05-2012 11:21 PM

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  • Australia cricket at the crossroads 12-12-2011 02:12 PM

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  • Kochi no crime capital, says police chief 01-11-2011 08:35 AM

    Kochi: The Kochi city police has come down heavily against the press reports on the new NCRB statistics. The latest NCRB data shows that Kochi city has the highest incidence of crime in the country. Stating that the data was 'misleading', Kochi City Police Commissioner M R Ajith Kumar has...
  • No opinion, only stats: India vs Pakistan

    Pixelated |  Soumyadip Choudhury
    Everybody and their mother-in-law is doing a blog post on the big cricket match on Wednesday. It does take superhuman effort or an utter dislike/extreme...

  • Holding a job key to happiness, not salary 10-01-2011 04:19 PM

    London: Holding a job is more important to people than how much they are paid, according to a survey. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) analysed responses from more than 2,000 people to David Cameron's initiative to measure the nation's wellbeing. The emerging results showed that job security, personal health...
  • UN report: Men outnumber women globally 21-10-2010 05:43 PM

    New Delhi: There are 57 million more men than women globally, a UN report said. While much progress has been made in ensuring the equal status of women and men in many areas, much needs to be done in closing the gender gap in areas like power and decision making...
  • Economy grew at 7.4 per cent in 2009-10 31-05-2010 12:01 PM

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  • IBNlive Readers' prediction, exit polls 11-05-2007 08:18 AM

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