Top Ten Cities in India by GDP Contribution

India is the seventh largest country in terms of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the world with value of $2.611 trillion. With an average economic growth of 7 percent annually in the last decade. Indian Cities currently add up to 61% to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) which is expected to touch 70 per cent by end of the next decade 2030.

Here is the list of top Ten Indian Cities by of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

  1. Mumbai

Mumbai (formerly called Bombay) is a cosmopolitan metropolis. It is the financial and commercial capital of India. Mumbai is Located in the west cost of India, it houses all the major conglomerate of India like reliance industries, Tata Group, Aditya Birla Group. All the major financial institution like Reserve Bank of India (RBI), National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)

  • GDP – $330 billion
  • State – Maharashtra
  • Area – 603.4 km2
  • Literacy – 90.28%
  • Sex ratio – 852
  1. Delhi

Delhi is the capital and the second largest city of India with a population of 19000000 people.Delhi is one of the major administrative and industrial hub of India, it is home to a wide range of industries like banking, IT, Textiles and lot more

  • GDP – $293.6 billion
  • Delhi is neither a State, nor a Union Territory formally called as formally known as National Capital Territory of Delhi.
  • Area – 1,484 km²
  • Literacy – 86.34%
  • Sex ratio – 875
  1. Kolkata

Kolkata formerly called as Calcutta is the capital of West Bengal. It was the previous capital of India during the British period in India 1773–1911. Kolkata has large a textile industry and it is upcoming manufacturing hub of India.

  • GDP – $150.1 billion
  • State – West Bengal
  • Area – 205 km²
  • Literacy – 87.14%
  • Sex ratio – 899
  1. Bengaluru

Bengaluru formerly called as Bangalore and it is the capital of Karnataka state. Bengaluru is called as the silicon valley of India, all of the major Tech and IT Services Company has its presence in Bengaluru. It is one of the large cosmopolitan metropolis of India.

  • GDP – $110 billion
  • State – Karnataka
  • Area – 709 km²
  • Literacy – 89%
  • Sex ratio- 914
  1. Chennai

Chennai is the capital of Tamil Nadu, the southernmost state of India. It is called as Detroit of India because it’s the largest automobile manufacturing hub of India. It is also one of the major IT hubs of India.

  • GDP – $91 billion
  • State –Tamil Nadu
  • Area – 1,189 km²
  • Literacy – 90.33%
  • Sex ratio -986
  1. Hyderabad

Hyderabad is the capital of Indian states Telangana and Andhra Pradesh located along the along the banks of the Musi River. It is a major pharmaceutical and IT hub of India, Global Tech companies like Google and Microsoft has development centers in Hyderabad.

  • GDP – $75.2 billion
  • State – Telangana
  • Area – 650 km²
  • Literacy – 87.14%
  • Sex ratio – 899
  1. Pune

Pune is the second largest city in the western Indian state of Maharashtra Located at the junction of the Mula and Mutha rivers. Formerly called Poona. It one of the major Information Technology (IT) and Educational hub of India.

  • GDP – $69.2 billion
  • State – Maharashtra
  • Area – 333 km²
  • Literacy -91.61%
  • Sex ratio – 945
  1. Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad is the largest city in the Indian sate Gujarat and former capital located along the Sabarmati River.Ahmadabad is one of the Trading and industrial hub in India. It is major manufacturer of textile and second largest producer of cotton India.

  • GDP – $68 billion
  • State – Gujarat
  • Area – 464.16 km2
  • Literacy – 89.62%
  • Sex ratio – 897
  1. Surat

Surat is one of the large city in Gujarat state located along the bank of river Tapi. It is popular for textiles and diamonds. It is called as the diamondcity of the world because more than 90 percent of the world’s diamonds are polished in surat.

  • GDP – $59.8 billion
  • State – Gujarat
  • Area – 326.5 km²
  • Literacy – 89.03%
  • Sex ratio- 758
  1. Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam is located in the state of Andhra Pradesh on the Bay of Bengal. It is a Major ship building and industrial hub of India. It one of the 13 major ports of India and second largest ports in terms of cargo handled.

  • GDP – $43.5 billion
  • State – Andhra Pradesh
  • Area – 682 km²
  • Literacy – 82.66%
  • Sex ratio- 877

These are the cities of India that contribute a lot to our GDP and thereby act like economic spokes of our Nation. The above information is gathered as of October 2018.


Top 10 Indian States by their contribution to India GDP

Gross domestic product is the best way to measure a country’s economy. GDP is the total value of everything produced by all the people and companies in the country. India is a 2.5 Trillion $ economy let’s see how the States of India contributes to the Nation’s Rapidly Growing economy.


  • State: Maharashtra
  • Capital: Mumbai
  • GDP: 25.35 lakh crore
  • Rank: 1

Maharashtra, the richest state regarding GDP, has a diversified economy. It owes its success to international trade, mass media (television, movies, video games, and music), aerospace, technology, petroleum, fashion, apparel, and tourism. The state leads in industrialization in India. Most major corporate and financial institutions in the country have their headquarters in the state’s capital city Mumbai, which also happens to be the financial capital of India. The state of Maharashtra also has the largest proportion of taxpayers in India. The state’s share markets transact 70% of the country’s stocks. The service sector dominates the economy of Maharashtra. The state recorded a GDP of US$250 billion in 2014-2015.

Tamil Nadu

  • State: Tamil Nadu
  • Capital: Chennai
  • GDP: 14.79 lakh crore
  • Rank: 2

Tamil Nadu, the second richest state regarding GDP, is a leader in the production of agricultural products in India. It is the fifth biggest producer of rice and produces 10% of fruits and 6% of vegetables in the country. Its leading fruit crops are mango and banana; they account for 87% of total fruit production. Its main vegetables are tapioca, tomato, eggplant, and drumstick. Other economic sectors in Tamil Nadu include textiles, automobiles, heavy industries and engineering, and electronics and software. Rather than be dependent on agriculture, Tamil Nadu has diversified its economy and is one of the highly industrialized states of India. The state in 2014-2015 recorded a GDP of US$150 billion.

Uttar Pradesh

  • State: Uttar Pradesh
  • Capital: Lucknow
  • GDP: 14.29 lakh crore
  • Rank: 3

Uttar Pradesh ranks third in the list of Indian states by GDP, contributing 7.8% to India’s GDP. An agricultural state, Uttar Pradesh is the country’s leading producer of sugar. Sugarcane is the main cash crop and wheat being the main food crop. Uttar Pradesh is also an industrialized economy, being home to some locomotive plants, and manufacturing products such as electrical equipment, steel, leather, textiles, jewelry, and automobiles. The state of Utter Pradesh in 2014-2015 recorded a GDP of US$150 billion.


  • State: Karnataka
  • Capital: Bengaluru
  • GDP: 12.85 lakh crore
  • Rank: 4

Karnataka’s contribution to the national gross domestic product has dramatically increased, thanks to a correction by the Centre in the methodology used to estimate the IT sector’s contribution to the economy.

It is one of the high monetary development states in India with. Karnataka is the sixth wealthiest state in India. Karnataka has recorded most noteworthy development rates as far as GDP and per capita. The tertiary segment contributes 55%, optional segment contributes 29% and vital division contributes 16% to the conservative development of the state. Bangalore, the capital city of the state is the Silicon Valley of India and is a prime IT hub in the country.


  • State: Gujarat
  • Capital: Gandhinagar
  • GDP: 12.75 lakh crore
  • Rank: 5

This state has the biggest inland mechanical focus in western India after Mumbai. This state is the biggest exporters of gems and diamonds. Vikram Sarabhai and Kasturbhai Lalbhai who gave the name for the Ahmedabad as Manchester of India. Aravind Mills is biggest material factories in India. This state has mechanized farming and is one of the largest producer of agricultural products in the country. Gujarat is one amongst the Top 10 Richest States in India 2017.

West Bengal

  • State: West Bengal
  • Capital: kolkata
  • GDP: 9.35 lakh crore
  • Rank: 6

It is one of the wealthiest states in India. The economy of West Bengal is mostly subject to farming and medium measured enterprises. Be that as it may, extensively measured enterprises assumed an exceptionally noteworthy part in the economy of the state. West Bengal was still reliant on the Central Government for taking care of the requests for sustenance. It is the nourishment delivering state in India, which produces 20% of rice, 35% of the potato.


  • State: Rajasthan
  • Capitals: Jaipur, Jodhpur
  • GDP: 7.52 lakh crore
  • Rank: 7

It is one of the richest states in India 2017. Out of the fifteen million hectares of land that is being developed, just 20% land is being flooded. Wheat, Barley, Gram, Vegetables, organic products and so on are the primary harvests developed here. Openings for work in this state are great. There is a decent system of streets in the state covering a length of 1,50,000km. It has the largest desert in the country and is one of the hottest states in the country.


  • State: Telangana
  • Capital: Hyderabad
  • GDP: 7.50 lakh crore
  • Rank: 8

The economy of Telangana is mainly supported by agriculture. Two important rivers of India, the Godavari and Krishna, flow through the state, providing irrigation. Farmers in Telangana mainly depend on rain-fed water sources for irrigation. Rice is the major food crop. Other important local crops are cotton, sugar cane, mango and tobacco. Recently, crops used for vegetable oil production, such as sunflower and peanuts, have gained favour. There are many multi-state irrigation projects in development, including Godavari River Basin Irrigation Projects.


  • State: Kerala
  • Capital: Thiruvananthapuram
  • GDP: 7.48 lakh crore
  • Rank: 9

Service industry dominates the Kerala economy. Kerala’s per capita GDP in 2013-14 is Rs. 103820. Kerala’s economic progress is above the national average, but relatively few major corporations and manufacturing plants are headquartered in Kerala. Around 3,000,000 Keralites are working abroad, mainly in Persian Gulf; to where migration started with the Gulf Boom. The Kerala Economy is therefore largely dependent on trade in services and resulted remittances.

Madhya Pradesh

  • State: Madhya Pradesh
  • Capital: Bhopal
  • GDP: 7.35 lakh crore
  • Rank: 10

The economy of Madhya Pradesh was considered as one of the most “sick” economies of India till 2003 under the CM Digvijaya Singh lead Congress, after 2005 it registered consistent growth rate and it reached India’s top-most state in terms of GDP growth, with a rate of 12% GDP for annual year 2011–12. Madhya Pradesh received an award from President Pranab Mukharjee in January 2013 for improving its tourism, medical and infrastructural growth.