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State/UT-wise percentage of households using clean fuel for cooking during 2015-16

February 6, 2018

According to NFHS-4; there are 43.8% households who have used clean fuel for cooking during 2015-16 in India. Whereas according to NFHS-3; there were 25.5% households who had used clean fuel for cooking during 2005-06 in India.

The Top 5 States/UTs in terms of having highest percentage of households using clean fuel for cooking during 2015-16 are Delhi, Chandigarh, Puducherry, Goa and, Daman and Diu. According to NFHS-4; Delhi, Chandigarh, Puducherry, Goa and, Daman and Diu have 97.7%, 93.9%, 84.8%, 84.1% and 73.6% respectively households using clean fuel for cooking during 2015-16. According to NFHS-3, Delhi had the highest 79.6% households using clean fuel for cooking during 2005-06.

The Bottom 5 States/UTs in terms of having lowest percentage of households using clean fuel for cooking during 2015-16 are Bihar with 17.8%, Jharkhand with 18.9%, Odisha with 19.2%, Meghalaya with 21.8% and Chattisgarh with 22.8%. According to NFHS-3, Odisha had the lowest 9.8% households using clean fuel for cooking 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/catalog/key-indicators-national-family-health-survey-nfhs

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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