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Health Profile

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

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 Rate (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

Health Infrastructure

Particulars Required In position shortfall
Sub-centre 9156 7274 1882
Primary Health Centre 1433 1158 275
Community Health Centre 358 300 58
Health worker (Female)/ANM at Sub Centres & PHCs 8432 6431 2001
Health Worker (Male) at Sub Centres 7274 4874 2400
Health Assistant (Female)/LHV at PHCs 1158 875 283
Health Assistant (Male) at PHCs 1158 758 400
Doctor at PHCs 1158 778 380
Obstetricians & Gynecologists at CHCs 318 9 309
Pediatricians at CHCs 318 3 315
Total specialists at CHCs 1272 76 1196
Radiographers at CHCs 318 168 150
Pharmacist at PHCs & CHCs 1476 1428 48
Laboratory Technicians at PHCs & CHCs 1476 1365 111
Nursing Staff at PHCs & CHCs 3384 2705 679

(Source: RHS Bulletin, March 2012, M/O Health & F.W., GOI)

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