List of Indian states by life expectancy at birth

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Life expectancy at birth over 2002-2006 (left), 2011-2016 (right).[1][2]

This is a list of Indian states by Life expectancy at birth. The figures come from the Human Development Index Report, published in 2011, by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India.[3] The report provides life expectancy at birth for years 2002-2006.

Kerala had the highest life expectancy among the states in India in 2004. The figures for North-Eastern States were unavailable.

Rank State Life expectancy at birth (2004)[4]
1 Kerala 74.0
2 Punjab 69.4
3 Maharashtra 67.2
4 Himachal Pradesh 67.0
5 Haryana 66.2
5 Tamil Nadu 66.2
6 Karnataka 65.3
7 West Bengal 64.9
8 Andhra Pradesh 64.4
9 Gujarat 64.1
* India 63.5
10 Rajasthan 62.0
11 Bihar 61.6
12 Uttarkhand 60.0
12 Uttar Pradesh 60.0
13 Odisha 59.6
14 Assam 58.9
15 Jharkhand 58.0
15 Chhattisgarh 58.0
16 Madhya Pradesh 58.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ponnapalli et al. (2013), Aging and the Demographic Transition in India and Its States: A Comparative Perspective, International Journal of Asian Social Science, 3(1), pp 171-193
  2. ^ The Future Population on India Population Research Bureau
  3. ^ "Inequality-Adjusted Human Development Index for India's States 2011". United Nations Development Programme. 2011. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  4. ^ Life Expectancy at Birth by Gender, 1992 – 2004 Table 5A.10, India Human Development Index Report, page 287