12, Nov 2019
The second edition in this series publication has been divided in nine sections:
Section-1 covers population and the demographic distribution of Scheduled Tribes as per Census 2011.
Section-2 enlists the status of education of the STs by looking at attainment and deprivation in areas of education of Scheduled Tribes.
Section-3 shows the health and family welfare statistics of the STs as per NFHS-3 (2005- 06), as NFHS-4 is in progress in 2014-15, highlighting various parameters like infant and child mortality, maternal health, etc.
Section-4 covers the health infrastructure available in the Tribal Areas, as on March 2012 and covers the numbers of Sub-Centers, PHCs and CHCs and also the quantitative data about availability of various health professionals in the tribal areas.
Section-5 showcases the employment-unemployment situations along with the migration of STs as per Census 2001, 2011, 5th Economic Census 2005, and the NSS Report Nos. 533 and 543 (64th and 66th Round 2009-10).
Section-6 provides information with respect to land, houses, house-hold amenities and the assets of Scheduled Tribes as per Census 2011.
Section-7 analyses poverty ratios and highlights the factors responsible for poverty in STs. Shifting from the conventional measurement of head count ratio using a single cut off line (poverty line), this section tries to analyses the relative poverty using consumer expenditure data of NSSO and seeks to determine a notional deprivation measures for the tribal population of the country.
Section-8 enlists data on the empowerment of the tribal women and also provides a view of the domestic violence affecting them.
Section-9 includes cases of violence against ST men and women and also major crimes committed against them, reported under Civil Rights Act and SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
The document can be accessed here:
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