PERCAPITA AVAILABILITY OF CLOTH

YEAR
COTTON
BLENDED/MIXED
100% NON-COTTON
TOTAL
1951-52 10.99 - - 10.99
1952-53 13.46 - - 13.46
1953-54 14.03 - - 14.03
1954-55 13.83 - - 13.83
1955-56 14.35 - - 14.35
1956-57 14.71 - - 14.71
1957-58 14.50 - - 14.50
1958-59 14.28 - 0.92 15.20
1959-60 13.72 - 1.15 14.87

1960-61

13.80 - 1.20 15.00
1961-62 14.76 - 1.15 15.91
1962-63 14.35 - 1.17 15.52
1963-64 14.69 - 1.24 15.93
1964-65 15.22 - 1.63 16.85
1965-66 14.72 - 1.73 16.45
1966-67 13.95 - 1.65 15.60
1967-68 13.57 - 1.74 15.31
1968-69 14.37 - 1.90 16.27
1969-70 13.61 0.20 1.79 15.60
1970-71 13.56 0.28 1.71 15.55
1971-72 12.40 0.45 1.72 14.57
1972-73 13.18 0.36 1.59 15.13
1973-74 12.05 0.44 1.46 13.95
1974-75 12.94 0.36 1.36 14.66
1975-76 12.58 0.61 1.37 14.56
1976-77 11.36 0.97 1.58 13.91
1977-78 9.47 2.35 1.86 13.68
1978-79 10.27 2.75 2.22 15.24
1979-80        
1980-81 12.84 2.18 2.28 17.30
1981-82 12.17 2.59 2.37 17.13
1982-83 11.81 2.12 2.15 16.08
1983-84 12.60 2.02 2.71 17.33
1984-85 12.57 1.94 2.68 17.19
1985-86 15.37 2.19 3.99 21.55
1986-87 15.21 2.33 4.30 21.84
1987-88 14.04 2.22 4.70 20.96
1988-89 14.99 2.80 5.21 23.00
1989-90 14.63 2.41 5.61 22.65
1990-91 15.05 3.00 6.09 24.14
1991-92 13.71 2.90 6.26 22.87
1992-93 15.57 2.57 6.36 24.50
1993-94 15.92 3.58 6.72 26.22
1994-95 15.24 3.27 7.47 25.98
1995-96 16.32 3.48 8.19 27.99
1996-97 16.24 3.98 9.08 29.30
1997-98 15.94 4.57 10.41 30.92
1998-99 13.07 4.13 10.99 28.19
1999-00 14.16 4.48 11.91 30.55
2000-01 14.22 4.50 11.96 30.68
2001-02 14.82 4.69 12.46 31.97
2002-03 14.40 4.38 12.59 31.37
2003-04 13.41 4.51 13.09 31.01
2004-05 14.08 4.11 15.32 33.51
2005-06 16.37 4.32 15.41 36.10
2006-07 17.90 4.69 17.01 39.60
2007-08 19.01 4.81 18.03 41.85
2008-09 17.89 4.50 16.62 39.01
2009-10(Prov.) 19.70 5.29 18.13 43.12

Scale : in sq meter
Source : Office of the textile commissioner, Ministry of textile, Government of India
Information compiled by M Sabesh, CICR