The Central Statistics Office (CSO), of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI) has released the estimates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the fourth quarter (January-March) of 2018-19 and Provisional estimates (PE) of national income for the financial year 2018-19.
Quarterly Estimates (Q4, 2018-19):
India's economic growth rate slowed to a five-year low of 5.8% in January-March 2018-19, due to poor performance in the agriculture and manufacturing sectors, official data released Friday said.
The Central Statistics Office (CSO) also revealed that GDP growth during 2018-19 fiscal stood at 6.8%, lower than 7.2% in the previous financial year.
The growth in the gross domestic product (GDP) was slowest since 2014-15. The previous low was 6.4% in 2013-14.
The fourth quarter growth was below China's 6.4%
GDP growth rates for 2018-19 and Q1, Q2, Q3 and Q4 of 2018-19 at Constant (2011-12) and Current Prices are-
Provisional estimates of GDP for 2018-19
As per the Provisional estimates of national income, the growth rate of GDP at constant (2011-12) prices for the financial year 2018-19 is estimated at 6.8%
Real GDP or GDP at constant (2011-12) prices for the year 2018-19 is now estimated at Rs. 140.78 lakh crore over First Revised Estimates of GDP for the year 2017-18 of `131.80 lakh crore, released on 31st January 2019.
Here is the full press release: