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Dietary shift and diet quality in India: an analysis based on the 50th, 61st and 66th rounds of NSS

Gaiha, Raghav; Kaicker, Nidhi; Imai, Katsushi S; Kulkarni, Vani; Thapa, Ganesh


ndia is currently undergoing a rapid economic and demographic transformation. Since 1980, average living standards have experienced a sustained and rapid rise. The gross domestic product per capita has risen by 230 per cent; a trend rate of 4 per cent annually. Life expectancy has risen from 54 years to 69 years while the (crude) birth rate fell from 34 to 22 per thousand between 1980 and 2008. Rapid economic growth has been accompanied by rising urbanisation. Between 1980 and 2000, the share...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Handbook on food: demand, supply, sustainability and security
DOI: .4337/9781781004296


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