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Availability of Health Centres in Tamil Nadu as on 31st March 2017

September 6, 2018

In Tamil Nadu, there were 8712, 1835, 385, 279 and 31 Sub Centres, Primary Health Centres (PHCs), Community Health Centres (CHCs), Sub Divisional Hospitals and District Hospitals respectively as on 31st March 2017.

The top 5 districts of Tamil Nadu in terms of maximum number of Sub Centres as on 31-03-2017 were Villupuram, Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Salem and Tirunelveli with 557, 454, 410, 398 and 379 Sub Centres respectively. As on 31st March 2017, Chennai district was the only district in Tamil Nadu with 0 (zero) Sub Centres. The top 5 districts of Tamil Nadu in terms of maximum number of PHCs as on 31-03-2017 were Chennai, Vellore, Villupuram, Tirunelveli and Salem with 138, 97, 86, 84 and 83 PHCs respectively.

The top 5 districts of Tamil Nadu in terms of maximum number of CHCs as on 31-03-2017 were Villupuram, Vellore, Salem, Tirunelveli and Tiruvannamalai with 22, 20, 20, 19 and 18 CHCs respectively. As on 31st March 2017, Chennai district was the only district in Tamil Nadu with 0 (zero) Community Health Centres. The top 5 districts of Tamil Nadu in terms of maximum number of Sub Divisional Hospitals as on 31-03-2017 were Tirunelveli, Sivaganga, Thanjavur, Pudukottai and Coimbatore with 16, 16, 13, 13 and 13 Sub Divisional Hospitals respectively. Out of the total 31 District Hospitals in Tamil Nadu as on 31st March 2017; all the districts had one District Hospital each, excluding Chennai district with 0 (zero) District Hospitals.

Note: For Arunachal Pradesh, Out of 588 total 312 Sub Centres are functional in the State; For Tamil Nadu, Out of Total 1835 PHCs 1362 PHCs are functioning in Rural areas, while 473 are in urban areas; Old name of district Gurugram was Gurgaon; Old name of district Nuh was Mewat; NA: Not Available.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/catalog/rural-health-statistics-2017

Resource Title: District-wise availability of health centres in India as on 31st March, 2017

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Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare , Department of Health and Family Welfare

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