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] and Sample Registration Survey (SRS) based life table 2010-14.[4][5]

The report provides life expectancy at birth for years 2002-06 and 2010-14. Kerala had the highest life expectancy among the states in India, while Assam had the lowest. The figures for North-Eastern States were unavailable.[5]

Rank State Life expectancy at birth
(2010-14)[5] (2002-06)[6]
1 Kerala 74.9 74.0
2 Delhi 73.2 -
3 Jammu and Kashmir 72.6 -
4 Uttarakhand 71.7 60.0
5 Himachal Pradesh 71.6 67.0
5 Punjab 71.6 69.4
5 Maharashtra 71.6 67.2
8 Tamil Nadu 70.6 66.2
9 West Bengal 70.2 64.9
10 Karnataka 68.8 65.3
11 Gujarat 68.7 64.1
12 Haryana 68.6 66.2
13 Andhra Pradesh (includes Telangana) 68.5 64.4
14 Bihar 68.1 61.6
* India 67.9 63.5
15 Rajasthan 67.7 62.0
16 Jharkhand 66.6 58.0
17 Odisha 65.8 59.6
18 Chhattisgarh 64.8 58.0
19 Madhya Pradesh 64.2 58.0
20 Uttar Pradesh 64.1 60.0
21 Assam 63.9 58.9

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" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2011. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Contents 2010-14" (PDF). OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR GENERAL & CENSUS COMMISSIONER, INDIA. Retrieved 12 January 2017. 
  5. ^ a b c "ABRIDGED LIFE TABLES- 2010-14" (PDF). OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR GENERAL & CENSUS COMMISSIONER, INDIA. p. 5. Retrieved 12 January 2017. 
  6. ^ Life Expectancy at Birth by Gender, 1992 – 2004 Archived 2016-03-05 at the Wayback Machine. Table 5A.10, India Human Development Index Report, page 287