India - Birth rate

Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people)

The value for Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people) in India was 19.66 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 42.11 in 1960 and a minimum value of 19.66 in 2015.

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

See also:

Year Value
1960 42.11
1961 41.87
1962 41.60
1963 41.32
1964 41.01
1965 40.70
1966 40.37
1967 40.06
1968 39.75
1969 39.45
1970 39.15
1971 38.85
1972 38.53
1973 38.19
1974 37.84
1975 37.49
1976 37.16
1977 36.85
1978 36.58
1979 36.33
1980 36.10
1981 35.85
1982 35.57
1983 35.23
1984 34.83
1985 34.37
1986 33.84
1987 33.28
1988 32.69
1989 32.10
1990 31.50
1991 30.91
1992 30.34
1993 29.79
1994 29.27
1995 28.77
1996 28.29
1997 27.82
1998 27.37
1999 26.91
2000 26.46
2001 26.00
2002 25.55
2003 25.09
2004 24.62
2005 24.15
2006 23.65
2007 23.14
2008 22.63
2009 22.10
2010 21.60
2011 21.12
2012 20.68
2013 20.29
2014 19.95
2015 19.66

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population