Life Expectancy in India : Female will live longer

Life Expectancy in the Country

The projected levels of expectation of life at birth for male are 68.8 years and that of female is 71.1 years for period 2016-20. The state-wise life expectancy of male and female is given in the table below.

The projected levels of expectation of life at birth in years, 2001-2026

Sl. No. India/State/Union Territory Male
(2016- 20)
Female
(2016- 20)
1 Andhra Pradesh 68.4 72.1
2 Assam 65.6 66.8
3 Bihar 69.6 70.2
4 Chhattisgarh 65.0 68.0
5 Delhi 73.0 76.6
6 Gujarat 70.7 73.7
7 Haryana 69.9 72.5
8 Himachal Pradesh 71.6 75.3
9 Jammu & Kashmir 68.0 71.3
10 Jharkhand 68.5 68.0
11 Karnataka 69.0 73.5
12 Kerala 74.2 78.1
13 Madhya Pradesh 66.5 67.3
14 Maharashtra 69.9 73.7
15 Odisha 66.3 69.6
16 Punjab 70.7 73.8
17 Rajasthan 68.6 71.9
18 Tamil Nadu 69.6 73.0
19 Uttar Pradesh 67.5 69.2
20 Uttarakhand 67.5 71.0
21 West Bengal 70.2 73.3
22 NE States (Excluding Assam) 70.1 74.0
23 India 68.8 71.1

Source: Report of the Technical Group on Population Projections, 2001-2026: National Commission on Population (NCP), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

 

 

The State-wise data regarding the number of children fully vaccinated under Mission Indradhanush is given in the table below.

 

State-wise data on the number of children fully vaccinated under Mission Indradhanush

S. No District Number of children fully vaccinated (Phase 1 & 2)
1 A&N Islands# 0
2 Andhra Pradesh 32,716
3 Arunachal Pradesh 4,840
4 Assam 68,194
5 Bihar* 1,68,789
6 Chandigarh 868
7 Chhattisgarh 1,19,012
8 D&N Haveli 113
9 Daman & Diu 118
10 Delhi 2,14,034
11 Goa 220
12 Gujarat 1,19,293
13 Haryana 1,90,748
14 Himachal Pradesh 4,092
15 Jammu & Kashmir 16,944
16 Jharkhand 1,49,525
17 Karnataka 1,18,825
18 Kerala 16,019
19 Madhya Pradesh 3,40,160
20 Maharashtra 62,835
21 Manipur 6,865
22 Meghalaya 10,497
23 Mizoram 1,035
24 Nagaland 2,853
25 Odisha 61,150
26 Puducherry 210
27 Punjab 35,788
28 Rajasthan 3,32,445
29 Sikkim 14
30 Tamil Nadu 1,81,781
31 Telangana 54,155
32 Tripura 2,071
33 Uttar Pradesh* 14,03,652
34 Uttarakhand* 36,780
35 West Bengal 75,945
36 India 38,70,447

# In UT of Andaman & Nicobar though they have reached to 32 children but none fully vaccinated.

*24 additional districts covered under State initiative.

 

Various steps have been taken under this Mission to raise awareness in Tamil Nadu. These activities are:

 

  • Focussed Information Education Communication (IEC) activities like banners, posters, hoardings, newspaper advertisements, radio jingles etc.

 

  • Social mobilization efforts by ASHAs and Anganwadi Workers for mobilization of beneficiaries.

 

  • Intensive training of the health officials and frontline workers.

 

The Health Minister, Shri J P Nadda stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.

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