Indian states ranking by fertility rate

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Total fertility rate map: average births per woman by states and union territories, 2012[1]

This is a list of the states of India ranked in order of number of children born for each woman.

The information for 2016 data was compiled from, National Family Health Survey (2015-16), Government of India. The information for 2013 data was compiled from ESTIMATES OF FERTILITY INDICATORS from the SRS Report (2013) released by the Census Commission of India.

Rank State Fertility rate 2016[citation needed] Fertility rate 2013[citation needed] Change (2013-16) Fertility rate 2004 Change (2004-16) !
1 Sikkim 1.26 1.45 - 2.06
2 Andaman & Nicobar 1.54 1.73 - 2.25
3 Kerala 1.67 1.81 Decrease 0.2 1.75 Decrease 0.1 |
4 Punjab 1.67 1.85 Decrease 0.1 2.29 Decrease 0.6 |
5 Chandigarh 1.69 1.79 - 2.37
6 Tamil Nadu 1.70 1.77 Steady 0.0 1.82 Decrease 0.1 |
7 Delhi 1.71 1.78 Steady 0.0 2.36 Decrease 0.6 |
8 Telangana 1.72 1.98 - 2.53
9 Tripura 1.73 1.88 - -
10 Daman & Diu 1.75 2.03 - 2.66
11 Puduchery 1.75 1.86 - 1.93
12 Goa 1.77 1.85 Decrease 0.1 1.91
13 West Bengal 1.81 1.64 Increase 0.2 2.25 Decrease 0.6 |
14 Lakshadweep 1.84 1.94 - 2.46
15 Andhra Pradesh 1.84 2.05 - 2.85
16 Karnataka 1.84 1.93 Decrease 0.1 2.38 Decrease 0.5 |
17 Himachal Pradesh 1.90 1.99 Steady 0.0 2.13 Decrease 0.2
18 Maharashtra 1.91 1.86 Increase 0.1 2.23 Decrease 0.3 |
19 Jammu and Kashmir 2.06 1.98 Increase 0.1 2.45 Decrease 0.4 |
20 Gujarat 2.07 2.37 Decrease 0.3 2.84 Decrease 0.8 |
21 Odisha 2.14 2.18 Steady 0.0 2.65 Decrease 0.5
22 Uttarakhand 2.15 2.27 - -
23 Haryana 2.17 2.24 Decrease 0.1 3.02 Decrease 0.9
24 Arunachal Pradesh 2.18 - - -
25 Assam 2.20 2.36 Decrease 0.1 2.95 Decrease 0.7 |
26 Chhattisgarh 2.22 2.63 Decrease 0.4 3.33 Decrease 1.1
-  India 2.23 2.34 Decrease 0.1 2.94 Decrease 0.7
27 Madhya Pradesh 2.36 2.93 Decrease 0.6 3.75 Decrease 1.4
28 Dadra Nagar Haveli 2.31 2.39 - 2.55 -
29 Mizoram 2.37 2.65 - 3.22 -
30 Rajasthan 2.41 2.86 Decrease 0.4 3.70 Decrease 1.3
31 Jharkhand 2.60 2.77 Decrease 0.1 3.50 Decrease 0.9
32 Manipur 2.62 - - - -
33 Nagaland 2.71 - - - -
34 Uttar Pradesh 2.75 3.16 Decrease 0.4 4.46 Decrease 1.7
35 Meghalaya 3.01 3.12 - 4.05 -
36 Bihar 3.17 3.41 Decrease 0.3 4.35 Decrease 0.9

Country comparisons use data from the Population Reference Bureau.[1]

Visualisation[edit]

Google Chart TFR vs Area vs Population

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Table in Chapter 3 Vital Statistics of India, Estimates of Fertility Indicators, Census of India, Government of India (2013), page 48