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Indian states ranking by fertility rate


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_states_ranking_by_fertility_rate
Updated: 2017-06-26T13:53Z
Total fertility rate map: average births per woman by states and union territories, 2012[1]

This is a list of the States and union territories of India of India ranked in order of number of children born for each woman. Recent surveys show that majority of Indian states fertility rate has fallen well below the replacement level of 2.1 and the country is fast approaching the replacement level itself.[2] The total fertility rate of India stands at 2.2 as of 2017.[3]

RankState/UTFertility rate 2016[3]Fertility rate 2013[4]Change (2013-16)Fertility rate 2004[5]Change (2004-16)
1Sikkim1.21.450.252.06 0.86
2Andaman & Nicobar1.51.73 0.232.25 0.75
3Punjab1.61.85 0.252.29 0.69
4Kerala1.61.81 0.211.75 0.15
5Chandigarh1.61.79 0.192.37 0.77
6Tamil Nadu1.71.77 0.071.82 0.12
7Delhi1.71.78 0.082.36 0.66
8Tripura1.71.88 0.18-
9Daman & Diu1.72.03 0.332.66 0.96
10Goa1.71.85 0.151.91 0.21
11Puduchery1.71.86 0.161.93 0.23
12Telangana1.81.98 0.182.53 0.73
13West Bengal1.81.64Negative increase 0.182.25 0.45
14Lakshadweep1.81.94 0.142.46 0.66
15Andhra Pradesh1.82.05 0.252.85 1.05
16Karnataka1.81.93 0.132.38 0.58
17Himachal Pradesh1.91.99 0.092.13 0.23
18Maharashtra1.91.86Negative increase 0.042.23 0.33
19Jammu and Kashmir2.01.98Negative increase 0.022.45 0.45
20Gujarat2.02.37 0.372.84 0.84
21Odisha2.12.18 0.082.65 0.55
22Uttarakhand2.12.27 0.17
23Haryana2.12.24 0.143.02 0.92
24Arunachal Pradesh2.12.18 0.08
25Assam2.22.36 0.162.95 0.75
26Chhattisgarh2.22.63 0.463.33 1.13
 India2.22.34 0.142.94 0.74
27Madhya Pradesh2.32.93 0.633.75 1.45
28Dadra Nagar Haveli2.32.39 0.092.55 0.25
29Mizoram2.32.65 0.353.22 0.92
30Rajasthan2.42.86 0.463.70 1.30
31Jharkhand2.62.77 0.173.50 0.90
32Manipur2.62.62 0.02
33Nagaland2.72.71 0.01
34Uttar Pradesh2.73.16 0.464.46 1.76
35Meghalaya3.03.12 0.124.05 1.05
36Bihar3.43.40Steady4.35 0.95

Country comparisons use data from the Population Reference Bureau.[1]

Visualisation

Google Chart TFR vs Area vs Population

Notes

  1. ^ Table in Chapter 3 Vital Statistics of India, Estimates of Fertility Indicators, Census of India, Government of India (2013), page 48
  2. ^ "Three states hold the key". The Indian Express. 15 July 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2017. 
  3. ^ a b Table in Population Control Measures for States with High TFR Fourth National Family Health Survey of TFR, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
  4. ^ Table in Estimates of Fertility Indicators SRS Report (2013), Census Commission of India
  5. ^ Table in International Institute for Population Sciences, Deonar, Government of India
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