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Birth and Death Rate in India - 2011

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Definition of Birth rate

Birth rate is an overall term for the crude birth rate and the fertility rate. It depends on both the level of fertility and the age structure of the population.

20.97 births/1,000 population

Birth rate gradually decreased in the past decade except during the years 2005 and 2007.

Country 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
India 24.79 24.28 23.79 23.28 22.8 22.32 22.01 22.69 22.22 21.76 21.34 20.97
Birth rate (births/1,000 population)
Definition of Death rate

An expression of the number of deaths in a population at risk during one year.

7.48 deaths/1,000 population

Death rate gradually decreased

Country 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
India 8.88 8.74 8.62 8.49 8.38 8.28 8.18 6.58 6.4 6.23 7.53 7.48
Death rate (deaths/1,000 population)

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