GKToday Archives: February, 2011

Components of Consumption

The Final Consumption has two components viz.1. The Private final consumption expenditure &2. The Government final consumption expenditure.Since, there has been an increasing trend in gross domestic savings as a proportion of GDP, the Economic Survey 2010-11 also notes a ..

Understanding Trends in Consumption

We discussed that what left after the consumption is “saving”. So, Gross Domestic Saving is the Gross Domestic Product minus final consumption.The estimates of private consumption expenditure are generated in India by two agencies, viz. Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) and ..

Trends in Saving Investment Ratio

From the above graph, we note that the overall savings-investment gap that was implicit in these estimates was 2.3 per cent in 2008-09 and 2.8 per cent in 2009-10. We have already seen that on the savings front, the share ..

India’s Gross Capital Formation

In simple words Gross Capital Formation is Investment. When people save, they tend to invest. The percentage of the investment made each year out of the total GDP is called Gross Capital Formation.So, Rate of Gross Capital Formation is arrived ..

India’s Gross Domestic Saving

In 2009-10, the total Gross Domestic Saving was Rs. 2207423 Crore which was made up of Rs. 1536071 Crore in Household Sector, Rs. 531403 Crore in Private Corporate Sector and Rs. 139949 Crore in the Public Sector. This Rs. 2207423 ..

Gross Domestic Saving

Gross Domestic Savings (GDS) is the amount of money that remains after consumption from the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). In simple terms, it is the amount of money that a country saves after using all the goods and services produced ..