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Health Indicators

The Total Fertility Rate of the State is 2.3. The Infant Mortality Rate is 38 and Maternal Mortality Ratio is 122 (SRS 2010 - 2012) which are lower than the National average. The Sex Ratio in the State is 919 (as compared to 943 for the country). 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 2013) 38 42
Maternal Mortality Ratio (SRS 2010-12) 122 178
Total Fertility Rate (SRS 2012) 2.3 2.4
Crude Birth Rate (SRS 2013) 21.1 21.6
Crude Death Rate (SRS 2013) 6.6 7.0
Natural Growth Rate (SRS 2013) 14.4 14.5
Sex Ratio (Census 2011) 919 943
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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