According to a Economic survey for the year 2019-20, Dharwad district has the highest Per-capita income in North Karnataka.
Per-capita income is a measure of the amount of money earned by an individual in a region. The figure indicates the Standard of living and Purchasing power of a population.
The figures for a few important districts in Karnataka are as follows. Tumakuru (₹184119), Ballari (₹173529), Mysuru (₹154748), Kolar (₹142114), Gadag (₹136382), Davanagere (₹127143), Belagavi (₹116510).
Dharwad district stands at 11th place in Karnataka. The first 10 places have been occupied by South Karnataka districts. Unfortunately, the last 8 places have been occupied by North Karnataka districts.
District wise Per-capita income (in rupees) for the year 2019-20 is as shown
Dharwad district has been selected as an important node in Bengaluru Mumbai Industrial Corridor (BMIC) project. Developments in the industrial field, are likely to increase the income of the district in coming days.