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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 87 (SRS 2015 - 2017) which are lower than the National average. The Sex Ratio in the State is 855 (as compared to 896 for the country) (SRS 2017). 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 33
Maternal Mortality Ratio (SRS 2015-16) 87 122
Total Fertility Rate (SRS 2017) 2.2 2.3
Crude Birth Rate (SRS 2017) 19.9 20.4
Crude Death Rate (SRS 2016) 6.1 6.4
Sex Ratio (Census 2016) 855 898
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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