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Vital Rates

Vital Rates
Figures at a Glance, India 2003
  Total Rural Urban
1. Percentage distribution of population by broad age groups
0-14 32.3 33.7 28.3
15-59 60.5 59.1 64.6
60+ 7.2 7.2 7.2
2. Fertility indicators
Crude birth rate 24.8 26.4 19.8
General fertility rate 95.3 103.5 71.9
Age-specific Fertility rate      
15 - 19 46.1 52.5 25.4
20 - 24 214.4 235.1 157.6
25 - 29 171.3 180.4 147.2
30 - 34 90.6 98.8 66.9
35 - 39 44.1 50.5 25.8
40 - 44 18.5 22.2 8.6
45 - 49 6.8 7.8 3.9
Total fertility rate 3 3.2 2.2
Gross reproduction rate 1.4 1.5 1
General marital fertility rate 132.6 141 106.4
Total marital Fertility rate 4.7 4.9 4.2
Mean age at effective marriage for females 20.1 19.8 21.1
3. Total fertility rate by level of education of the mother
Illiterate 4 4.1 3.1
Literate 2.4 2.6 2
Without any formal education 3.8 3.8 3.8
Below primary 3.2 3.3 2.8
Primary 2.4 2.5 2.1
Middle 2.1 2.2 2
Class X 1.9 2 1.7
Class XII 1.5 1.6 1.4
Graduate and above 1.8 2 1.6
4. Pecentage distribution of live births by birth order
1 35.1 33.7 40.7
2 28.1 27.4 31.1
3 16.5 17.1 14.2
4+ 20.3 21.8 14
5. Percentage distribution of current live births by birth interval ( in months )
10 to 12 0.8 0.9 0.7
12 to 18 8.4 8.4 8.6
18 to 24 14.5 14.8 13.5
24 to 30 23.2 23.8 20.4
30 to 36 10.3 10.5 9.3
36+ 42.6 41.6 47.5
6. Mortality indicators
Crude death rate 8 8.7 6
Percentage of infant deaths to total deaths 18.7 20.1 12.7
Percentage of deaths of less than one week to total infant deaths 40.9 42.2 31.4
Infant mortality rate 60 66 38
Neo-natal mortality rate 37 41 22
Early neo-natal mortality rate 25 28 12
Late neo-natal mortality rate 12 13 10
Post neo-natal mortality rate 23 25 16
Peri-natal mortality rate 33 36 20
Still birth rate 9 9 8
7. Percentage distribution of births by type of medical attention at delivery
Insititutional 28.3 20.6 59.9
Doctor, nurse or trained midwife 19.7 18.9 23.1
Traditional birth attendants 48.5 56.5 15.9
Relatives and others 3.4 4 1.1
8. Percentage distribution of deaths by type of medical attention before death
Insititutional  21.7 18.3 37.1
Medical attention other than institution 65.5 67.2 58.3
No medical attention 12.7 14.6 4.6