1. Average land area under raw jute & mesta cultivation        : (Average of last four years) 884 thousand hectares
    
2. Average production of raw jute & mesta                          : (Average of last four years) 11083 thousand bales
    
3. Number of jute mills                                                     : 88
       
4. Statewise distribution of composite jute mills                    : West Bengal :

67

Andhra Pradesh :

8

Bihar :

3

U.P. :

3

Assam :

2

Orissa :

2

Chhattisgarh :

2

Tripura : 1
       
5. Number of workers employed in composite jute mills           :
(as in April, 2014*)
1,33,034 approx (Permanent workers)
81,523 approx (Other workers)
       
6. Average production of jute goods in composite jute mills    (Average of last four years) 1567 thousand tons per annum.
       
7. Average export of jute goods                                        : (Average of last four years) 197 thousand tons, Rs.19554 million per annum.
       
8. Average domestic demand for jute goods                        : (Avdrage of last four years) 1365 thousand tonnes per annum.
       
9. Government of India -owned jute mills under control and    : management of National Jute Manufactures Corporation Ltd. Alexander, Khardah, Kinnision, National, RBHM and Union
       
10. 100% export-oriented units (as in Jan, 2014)                   :

There is one 100% EOU in jute sector producing broadly high jute decorative fabrics, fine Hessian cloth, jute bags and blended fabrics.

1. Cheviot Co. Ltd. ( Falta SEZ )
 

       
11. Installed looms in jute mills         : 51357 Hessian

18637

  (as in Jan' 2014)   Sacking

28592

  C B C

905

  Others

3223

   

12. Installed spindles in jute mills other than 100% export-oriented units 
(as in Jan' 2014)
7,63,680 Fine

6,24,236

 
  Coarse

1,32,904

 
     
       
13. Installed capacity of composite jute mills other than 100% export-oriented units (on the basis of 305 working days per year & JMDC Productivity Norms ) 2732 thousand tons per annum.
       
Source: Office of the Jute Commissioner ; Published in Indian Jute Vol. XXVI No. 1/ JUNE ,2014 by Office of the Jute Commissioner