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Top 10 Districts in Tamil Nadu in terms of Percentage of Households using clean fuel for cooking during 2015-16 (NFHS-4)

October 30, 2018

The top 10 districts in Tamil Nadu in terms of percentage of households using clean fuel for cooking during 2015-16 (NFHS-4) were Chennai, Tiruppur, Erode, Kancheepuram, Thiruvallur, Namakkal, Coimbatore, Vellore, Karur and Salem. Chennai district had the maximum percentage of households using clean fuel for cooking during 2015-16, i.e., 96.7%.

The districts namely Tiruppur, Erode, Kancheepuram, Thiruvallur, Namakkal, Coimbatore, Vellore, Karur and Salem had 90.5%, 87.4%, 86.7%, 86.3%, 85.3%, 85.1%, 78.2%, 77.6% and 76.6% respectively of households using clean fuel for cooking during 2015-16.

The bottom 5 districts in Tamil Nadu in terms of less percentage of households using clean fuel for cooking during 2015-16 (NFHS-4) were Pudukkottai, Thiruvarur, Ariyalur, Thanjavur and Cuddalore with 38.9%, 44.2%, 44.7%, 47.3% and 52.8% respectively.

Note: NA: Not Available; National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) conducted during 2015-16.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/catalog/key-indicators-national-family-health-survey-nfhs

Resource Title: District-wise Key Indicators of NFHS-4 for Tamil Nadu

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

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