Child Sex Ratio of India 2021
Child Sex Ratio of India 2021 : The country’s sex ratio at birth, which is the number of females born per 1,000 males, is showing a worrying decline, according to a Sample Registration System (SRS) survey.
The Child Sex Ratio is defined as the number of females per 1000 males in the age group 0–6 years.
In the census 2011, the child sex ratio of India was 919 which declined to 919**** in the census 2021.
What are the reasons behind the reduction in the child sex ratio in India between 2011 to 2021?
There are so many reasons behind the reduction in the child sex ratio in India.
1. One of the main reasons behind this menace is the preference of society for the male child instead of a girl.
2. sons will look after parents in old age.
3. Exorbitant dowry demand.
4. Men are the bread earners and sons can perform the last rites and look after the parents etc.
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List of Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Years) for States/UTs based on Census 2021
|State/UTs||Child Sex Ratio (0-6) Census-2011||Child Sex Ratio (0-6) Census-2021|
|1. Jammu & Kashmir (UT)||862|
|2. Himachal Pradesh||909|
|7. NCT of Delhi||871|
|9. Uttar Pradesh||902|
|12. Arunachal Pradesh||972|
|19. West Bengal||956|
|23. Madhya Pradesh||918|
|25. Daman & Diu||904|
|26. Dadra & Nagar Haveli||926|
|28. Andhra Pradesh||939|
|31. Lakshadweep (UT)||911|
|33. Tamil Nadu||943|
|34. Puducherry (UT)||967|
|35. A. & N. Islands||968|
|36. Ladakh (UT)|
Which state of India has heights Child sex ratio as per Census 2021?
Arunachal Pradesh has the highest child sex ratio among the Indian states i.e. 972***
Which state of India has lowest Child sex ratio as per Census 2021?
Haryana has the lowest child sex ratio i.e.834 per thousand males.
Which United Territory of India has heights Child sex ratio as per Census 2021?
Andaman and Nicobar Islands has the highest child sex ratio i.e.968 per thousand males.
Which United Territory of India has lowest Child sex ratio as per Census 2021?
According to census 2021 data, Jammu & Kashmir (UT) features the lowest Child sex ratio in India with just 862*** women per 1000 males.