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Health Indicators

The Total Fertility Rate of the State is 2.0 (NFHS IV). The Infant Mortality Rate is 38 and Maternal Mortality Ratio is 91 (SRS 2014 - 2016) which are lower than the National average. The Sex Ratio in the State is 848 (as compared to 898 for the country) (SRS 2016). Comparative figures of major health and demographic indicators are as follows:

Demographic, Socio-economic and Health profile as compared to India figures

Indicator Gujarat India
Total population (In crore) (Census 2011) 6.04 121.01
Decadal Growth (%) (Census 2011) 19.3 17.64
Infant Mortality Rate (SRS 2016) 30 34
Maternal Mortality Ratio (SRS 2014-16) 91 130
Total Fertility Rate (SRS 2016) 2.2 2.3
Crude Birth Rate (SRS 2016) 20.1 20.4
Crude Death Rate (SRS 2016) 6.1 6.4
Sex Ratio (Census 2016) 848 898
Child Sex Ratio (Census 2011) 890 919
Schedule Caste population (in crore) (Census 2011) 0.40 20.1
Schedule Tribe population (in crore) (Census 2011) 0.89 10.4
Total Literacy Rate (%) (Census 2011) 78.0 73.0
Male Literacy Rate (%) (Census 2011) 85.8 80.9
Female Literacy Rate (%) (Census 2011) 69.7 64.6
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