This paper is a brief analysis on living standard of tribal people of Odisha in terms of household expenditure which includes the expenditure towards food,clothing,health and education etc.The study is based on the latest available NSS(National Sample Survey ) data of the year 2011-12.Taking monthly household expenditure as basic indicator the tribal households have been distributed over different economic classes like lowest ,middle and upper classes separately for rural and urban sector.Then the inequality among lowest and upper classes and within middle classes has been measured by the statistical measures “GINI-INDEX” and “LORENZ CURVE”.This paper also high-lights the rural urban disparity in standard of living of the tribal households of Odisha.
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