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Crude Birth Rate (CBR) in India during 1982-2012

May 12, 2014

All India Crude Birth Rate (CDR) declined by 36.1% from 33.8 in 1982 to 21.6 in 2012. Crude Birth rate in rural area declined by 34.9% from 35.5 in 1982 to 23.1 in 2012 and in urban area it declined by 37% from 27.6 in 1982 to 17.4 in 2012. During the last 10 years, a consistent declining trend has been observed in the Crude Birth Rate, except for the year 2005, when it slightly increased by 0.5% from 2004 in urban area. In 2012, All India Crude Birth Rate, Rural Crude Birth Rate and Urban Crude Birth Rate declined by 0.9%, 0.9% and 1.1% respectively.

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