India - Birth rate

Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people)

The value for Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people) in India was 21.82 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 41.27 in 1960 and a minimum value of 21.82 in 2011.

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 Reprot (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 41.27
1961 40.95
1962 40.64
1963 40.36
1964 40.10
1965 39.85
1966 39.59
1967 39.32
1968 39.02
1969 38.69
1970 38.35
1971 38.01
1972 37.69
1973 37.40
1974 37.13
1975 36.89
1976 36.65
1977 36.39
1978 36.11
1979 35.79
1980 35.45
1981 35.08
1982 34.70
1983 34.31
1984 33.92
1985 33.53
1986 33.12
1987 32.70
1988 32.25
1989 31.79
1990 31.30
1991 30.79
1992 30.26
1993 29.71
1994 29.15
1995 28.59
1996 28.02
1997 27.47
1998 26.92
1999 26.39
2000 25.89
2001 25.42
2002 24.99
2003 24.59
2004 24.21
2005 23.86
2006 23.52
2007 23.19
2008 22.86
2009 22.52
2010 22.17
2011 21.82

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population