Economic survey, Assam 2013-14
The State economy of Assam has witnessed a picturesque change over the period from 2004-05 to 2013-14, as the primary sector witnessed a shift to service sector and the service sector has flourished rapidly in the State economy, says the report of the Economic Survey, Assam, 2013-14 tabled on the Assam Assembly. Other than service sector, the percentage contribution of agriculture and allied activities and industry sector to Assam’s Gross State Domestic Product at constant (2004-05) prices recorded a steady decline during the period from 2004-05 to 2013-14. In respect of agriculture and allied activities the contribution is expected to decrease from the level of 25.5 per cent in 2004-05 to 21.3 per cent level in 2013-14. The agriculture sector although the major contributor of agriculture and allied activities, the percentage contribution of this sector towards the state economy has been declining steadily and expected to reach the level of 17.8 per cent in 2013-14 from 21.7 per cent in 2004-05. The percentage contribution of the Industry Sector to the State economy has also shown the same declining trend and expected to fall from 27.54 per cent in 2004-05 to 21.27 per cent in 2013-14.