According to a recent survey done by Samajik Suvidha Sangam Society under the aegis of the
The educational disparity between the rich and the poor in
Among the poor of the capital, about 83.3% were found to be Hindus, 14.3% Muslims and 1.4% Sikh while the poor among other religious groups was less than 1%. Among Hindus the scheduled castes constituted over 30% of the poor followed by 14.1% from the other backward classes and 7.8% from the scheduled tribes.
Despite living in a city which attracts over five lakh people every year from other states in the hope of better lives over 10% of the respondents said that they were unemployed. Another 9% were doing menial jobs like rickshaw pulling, ragppicking and setting up small shops to survive. There are about 35,597 rag-pickers in