Life Expectancy in India : Female will live longer

By | May 3, 2016
(Last Updated On: May 3, 2016)

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 TerritoryMale
(2016- 20)
Female
(2016- 20)
1Andhra Pradesh68.472.1
2Assam65.666.8
3Bihar69.670.2
4Chhattisgarh65.068.0
5Delhi73.076.6
6Gujarat70.773.7
7Haryana69.972.5
8Himachal Pradesh71.675.3
9Jammu & Kashmir68.071.3
10Jharkhand68.568.0
11Karnataka69.073.5
12Kerala74.278.1
13Madhya Pradesh66.567.3
14Maharashtra69.973.7
15Odisha66.369.6
16Punjab70.773.8
17Rajasthan68.671.9
18Tamil Nadu69.673.0
19Uttar Pradesh67.569.2
20Uttarakhand67.571.0
21West Bengal70.273.3
22NE States (Excluding Assam)70.174.0
23India68.871.1

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. NoDistrictNumber of children fully vaccinated (Phase 1 & 2)
1A&N Islands#0
2Andhra Pradesh32,716
3Arunachal Pradesh4,840
4Assam68,194
5Bihar*1,68,789
6Chandigarh868
7Chhattisgarh1,19,012
8D&N Haveli113
9Daman & Diu118
10Delhi2,14,034
11Goa220
12Gujarat1,19,293
13Haryana1,90,748
14Himachal Pradesh4,092
15Jammu & Kashmir16,944
16Jharkhand1,49,525
17Karnataka1,18,825
18Kerala16,019
19Madhya Pradesh3,40,160
20Maharashtra62,835
21Manipur6,865
22Meghalaya10,497
23Mizoram1,035
24Nagaland2,853
25Odisha61,150
26Puducherry210
27Punjab35,788
28Rajasthan3,32,445
29Sikkim14
30Tamil Nadu1,81,781
31Telangana54,155
32Tripura2,071
33Uttar Pradesh*14,03,652
34Uttarakhand*36,780
35West Bengal75,945
36India38,70,447

# 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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