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State/UT-wise Percentage of Households with any usual member covered by a health scheme or health insurance during 2015-16 (NFHS-4)

September 11, 2019 Author : OGD PMU Team

According to NFHS-4; there are 28.7% Households with any usual member covered by a health scheme or health insurance during 2015-16 in India. Whereas according to NFHS-3; there were 4.8% Households with any usual member covered by a health scheme or health insurance during 2005-06 in India.

The Top 5 States/UTs in terms of having highest percentage of Households with any usual member covered by a health scheme or health insurance during 2015-16 are Andhra Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Arunachal Pradesh According to NFHS-4; Andhra Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Arunachal Pradesh have 74.6%, 68.5%, 66.4%, 64.1% and 58.3% respectively Households with any usual member covered by a health scheme or health insurance during 2015-16. According to NFHS-3, Delhi had the highest 13.9% of Households with any usual member covered by a health scheme or health insurance during 2005-06.

The Bottom 5 States/UTs in terms of having lowest percentage of Households with any usual member covered by a health scheme or health insurance during 2015-16 are Lakshadweep with 3.4%, Manipur with 3.6%, Jammu & Kashmir with 4.2%, Andaman and Nicobar Islands with 5.7% and Uttar Pradesh with 6.1%. According to NFHS-3, Meghalaya had the lowest 0.7% Households with any usual member covered by a health scheme or health insurance during 2005-06.

Note: NA: Not Available; NFHS: National Family Health Survey; NFHS-4 conducted during 2015-16 and NFHS-3 conducted during 2005-06.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/resources/all-india-level-and-state-wise-key-indicators-nfhs-3-and-nfhs-4

Resource Title: All India level and State-wise Key Indicators of NFHS-3 and NFHS-4

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