As we build SocialCops’ data repository, we keep creating data points and visualizations that demand to be shared. Our data newsletter, Real Numbers aims to bring this important data to you in simple bite-sized pieces. Over time, we’ll dive deep into our archives to cover everything from agriculture and education to healthcare and women’s issues in India. 

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Percentage of Indian government websites that don’t comply with government standards, as of 25 May 2016. These standards were created in 2009 by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances. (Source: DAR&PG)


Total number of coups (both successful and unsuccessful) in Bolivia from 1950 to 1984. This is the highest number of coups from 1950 to the present in a single country. Turkey has gone through 6 coups, including the one on July 15 of this year. Only 3 of Turkey’s coups were successful. Read more about data insights on Turkey’s coup. (Source: SocialCops analysis)


Percentage of Uttar Pradesh’s rural households that are electrified, as of May 2016. In comparison, 99.8% of Uttar Pradesh’s villages are electrified. A village is defined as electrified if it includes basic electrification infrastructure, provides electricity to public places (schools, panchayat office, health centers, etc.), and electrifies at least 10% of its households. (Source: Ministry of Power)

3.7 times less

India’s natural gas consumption compared to the global average. Natural gas accounts for 6.5% of India’s fuel basket, while the global average is 23.8%. However, India’s dependence on coal is higher than the rest of the world. Coal accounts for 58.1% of India’s fuel basket, while the global average is 29.2%. (Source: Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas)



Population density (the number of people living in 1 square kilometer) in Arunachal Pradesh. This is the lowest population density among India’s states and UTs. Delhi has the highest population density at 11,320 people per 1 square kilometer. (Source: Census 2011)


Percentage of Jan Dhan Yojna deposits that are concentrated in just 2 states — Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal — as of 13 July 2016. Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana aims to increase access to financial services by helping each household open a bank account. (Source: PMJDY)



Number of ATMs in India as of March 2016. That is 3 ATMs for every 10,000 debit cards. (Source: RBI)