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India's Top 10 States in Franchising

Francast Report
Francast Report Nov 19 2019 - 7 min read
India's Top 10 States in Franchising
While South and West India lead with highest franchise employment and output growth, here is the list of top-10 states leading the franchise scenario in India.

When it comes to franchise employment and output growth for the year 2019, the two regions that have maintained their lead are those in the south and west. The top 10 states or union territories with the highest franchising activities are Maharashtra, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal. Here is the detailed data on each state:

Maharashtra

Franchise activity

16.66%

Contribution to India’s GDP

14.89%

Gross State Domestic Product

USD 387.36 billion, highest in India

FDI inflow

USD 123.73 billion from April 2000 to December 2018

Literacy rate

82.3%

Top cities for franchising

Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Thane, Nashik

Key industries

Pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, IT and ITeS, electronics, engineering, automotive and automotive components, oil and gas, food and agro processing, gems and jewellery, banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) and textiles

Delhi

Franchise activity

12.85%

Gross State Domestic Product

USD 108.06 billion

FDI inflow

USD 84.64 billion from April 2000 to March 2019

Literacy rate

86.2%

Top cities for franchising

New Delhi

Key industries

Banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI), agro and processed food, construction and real estate, IT and ITeS, tourism and logistics

 Uttar Pradesh

Franchise activity

10.91%

Gross State Domestic Product

USD 213.78 billion

FDI inflow

USD 686 million from April 2000 to December 2018

Literacy rate

67.68%

Top cities for franchising

Lucknow, Agra, Noida, Kanpur, Meerut

Key industries

IT, agro processing, tourism, mineral-based industries, textiles, handloom and handicrafts, food processing and sports goods

Karnataka

Franchise activity

7.24%

Gross State Domestic Product

USD 196.88 billion

FDI inflow

USD 35.69 billion from April 2000 to December 2018

Literacy rate

75.6%

Top cities for franchising

Bengaluru, Mangalore, Mysore, Hubli, Belgaum

Key industries

IT and ITeS, biotechnology, engineering, electronics and telecom, automotive, textiles and apparel, aerospace, animation, tourism and renewable energy

Tamil Nadu

Franchise activity

6.69%

Gross State Domestic Product

USD 222.58 billion

FDI inflow

USD 29.84 billion from April 2000 to March 2019

Literacy rate

80.09%

Top cities for franchising

Chennai, Coimbatore, Vellore, Madurai, Tirupati

Key industries

Textiles, heavy commercial vehicles, automobile and automotive components, engineering, IT and ITeS, cement, banking and financial services, drugs and pharmaceuticals, agro and food processing, leather tanning industries, electronic hardware and tourism

 

Telangana

Franchise activity

6.32%

Gross State Domestic Product

USD 126.81 billion

FDI inflow

USD 18.469 billion from April 2000 to March 2019

Literacy rate

66.5%

Top cities for franchising

Hyderabad, Secunderabad, Warangal, Khammam, Karimnagar

Key industries

IT, pharmaceuticals manufacturing, tourism, textile, mines and minerals

Gujarat

Franchise activity

5.33%

Gross State Domestic Product

USD 173.24 billion

FDI inflow

USD 20.545 billion from April 2000 to March 2019

Literacy rate

78.03%

Top cities for franchising

Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Jamnagar

Key industries

Agro and food processing, dairy, chemicals and petrochemicals, textiles and apparels, engineering and automotive, gems and jewellery, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, IT, minerals, ports, power and tourism

Rajasthan

Franchise activity

4.76%

Gross State Domestic Product

USD 128.1 billion

FDI inflow

USD 1.96 billion from April 2000 to March 2019

Literacy rate

66.1%

Top cities for franchising

Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Kota, Ajmer

Key industries

Cement, tourism, IT and ITeS, ceramics, handicrafts, chemicals, textile, marble and steel

Madhya Pradesh

Franchise activity

4.71%

Gross State Domestic Product

USD 112.17 billion

FDI inflow

USD 1,416 million from April 2000 to December 2018

Literacy rate

70.6%

Top cities for franchising

Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Sagar

Key industries

Automotive and automotive components, textiles, cement, agro processing, forest-based products, pharmaceuticals, mineral-based products, manufacturing, tourism, IT and ITeS, logistics and warehousing and biotechnology

West Bengal

Franchise activity

4.52%

Gross State Domestic Product

USD 158.4 billion

FDI inflow

USD 5.43 billion from April 2000 to March 2019

Literacy rate

77.1%

Top cities for franchising

Kolkata, Durgapur, Howrah, Siliguri, Kharagpur

Key industries

Tea, petroleum and petrochemicals, leather, iron and steel, IT, mineral resources, automobile and automotive components, biotechnology, fisheries, jute products and textiles

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