India - Birth rate

Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people)

The value for Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people) in India was 20.44 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 42.01 in 1960 and a minimum value of 20.44 in 2013.

Definition: Crude birth rate indicates the number of live births occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate provides the rate of natural increase, which is equal to the rate of population change in the absence of migration.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 42.01
1961 41.67
1962 41.33
1963 41.00
1964 40.67
1965 40.34
1966 39.99
1967 39.62
1968 39.21
1969 38.78
1970 38.34
1971 37.92
1972 37.52
1973 37.15
1974 36.83
1975 36.54
1976 36.27
1977 36.00
1978 35.70
1979 35.38
1980 35.03
1981 34.67
1982 34.29
1983 33.91
1984 33.53
1985 33.13
1986 32.70
1987 32.25
1988 31.76
1989 31.24
1990 30.69
1991 30.12
1992 29.55
1993 28.98
1994 28.43
1995 27.90
1996 27.40
1997 26.93
1998 26.48
1999 26.05
2000 25.62
2001 25.19
2002 24.73
2003 24.25
2004 23.76
2005 23.26
2006 22.78
2007 22.34
2008 21.94
2009 21.59
2010 21.28
2011 21.00
2012 20.72
2013 20.44

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population