- 53,484 sq.km.
- 86% mountainous
- 65% covered by forest
Main Source of income
Literacy Rate (2011)
Avg. monthly income 2009 survey by NGO of nearby hill areas
Lack of local employment opportunities in rural areas causing
Migration Commission Report on status of migration from Uttarakhand, related livelihood and socio economic issues in region.
Development Disability Index for Hill States in India: recognizes and puts forth challenges in economic development of hill states (in context of livelihood challenges in state).