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Indian Sex Ratio 2024, NFHS-5 Survey approximately Sex Ratio

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That is why it is important that we all together take the “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” campaign forward. Make people around you aware. Educate your daughters, encourage them, and empower them. Only then will we be able to create a society where both sons and daughters can work together to take the country forward. Patna Temperature on

Indian Sex Ratio 2024

In India, the “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” campaign has been going on for many years to honor the daughters and improve their future. The aim of this campaign is to correct the gender ratio in the society.

Nowadays, the question is often heard that “What is the gender ratio of India in 2024?” Although, these figures have not yet been fully revealed, but it is certain that there are constant improvements in the gender ratio. Now more parents than before are dreaming of their daughters being born and educating them and taking them forward. Patna Temperature on

This is a good thing, but we still have a long way to go. There is a need to change the attitude towards daughters in society. Daughters are not a burden but equal partners. They too are entitled to education like sons, are entitled to make their career, and are entitled to fulfill their dreams. Patna Temperature on

NFHS-5 Survey for Indian Sex Ratio

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Sex Ratio | Sex Ratio in India

According to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) for 2020-21, India’s Sex Ratio in 2023 was 1020 females per 1000 males

Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 Males)2011 Census 2023 (NFHS-5 Survey)
Rural 949 1037
929 985
India 943 1020

Male Female Ratio in India

India’s sex ratio in 2023 is 1,020 females per 1,000 males

Types of Sex Ratio

There are 4 types of sex ratios divided according to the stages of development.

Primary Sex Ratio- (Fertilization)

Secondary Sex Ratio- (Birth Ratio)

Tertiary Sex Ratio- (in Developed Organism)

Quaternary Sex Ratio or Adult Sex Ratio

Sex ratio of India From 1901 to 2021

S.NoCensus YearSex Ratio (females/1000 males)
31921 955
51941       945
61951      946
71961       941
81971       930
91981       934
101991       927
112001       933
122011       943
132021       1,020

Sex Ratio of States and UTs Data

State/UT RankName of state or Union TerritorySex Ratio  of India 2021
1Kerala   1084
2Puducherry        1038
3Tamil Nadu        995
4Andhra Pradesh               992
5Chhattisgarh      991
6Manipur               987
7Meghalaya          986
8Odisha  978
9Mizoram              975
10Himachal Pradesh           974
11Karnataka            968
12Goa        968
13Uttarakhand      963
14Tripura  961
15Assam   954
16Jharkhand           947
17West Bengal       947
18Lakshadweep    946
19Nagaland             931
20Madhya Pradesh              930
21Rajasthan            926
22Maharashtra      925
23Arunachal Pradesh          920
24Gujarat 918
26Uttar Pradesh908
27Punjab  893
28Sikkim   889
29Jammu& Kashmir             883
30Andaman & Nicobar islands         878
31Haryana               877
32NCT of Delhi       866
33Chandigarh         818
34Dadra and Nagar Haveli 775
35Daman and Diu 618

State-wise Sex ratio in India 2024

Highest sex ratio of India

Kerala (1084)

Tamil Nadu (995)

Andhra Pradesh (992)

Lowest sex ratio of India

Haryana (877)

Jammu and Kashmir (883)

Sikkim (889)

Child Sex Ratio (0-6 years) – Top Performers

Mizoram (971)

Meghalaya (970)

Chhattisgarh (964)

Child Sex Ratio (0-6 years) – Lowest Performers

Haryana (830)

Punjab (846)

Jammu and Kashmir (859)

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Union Territories (UTs) – Top Overall Sex Ratio

Puducherry (1038)

Lakshadweep (946)

Andaman and Nicobar Islands (878)

Union Territories (UTs) – Lowest Overall Sex Ratio

Daman and Diu (618)

Dadra and Nagar Haveli (775)

Chandigarh (818)

States and UTs with Declining Overall Sex Ratios


Jammu and Kashmir

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Daman and Diu


Improving Child Sex Ratios (0-6 years) in Census 2011

Punjab (798 to 846, +57 points)

Haryana (819 to 830, +11 points)

Himachal Pradesh (896 to 906, +10 points)

Chandigarh (845 to 867, +22 points)

Gujarat (883 to 886, +3 points)

Tamil Nadu (942 to 946, +4 points)

Mizoram (964 to 971, +7 points)

Andaman & Nicobar Islands (957 to 966, +9 points)

Telangana Demographics (formed in 2014)

Total Population: 351.94 lakhs

Male Population: 177.04 lakhs

Female Population: 174.90 lakhs

Sex Ratio (Female per 1000 Males): 988

Child Sex Ratio: 933

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