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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.

[Read More- What is the sex ratio of India 2021]

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
   INDIA919 
 1. Jammu & Kashmir (UT)862 
 2. Himachal Pradesh909 
 3. Punjab846 
 4. Chandigarh880 
 5. Uttarakhand890 
 6. Haryana834 
 7. NCT of Delhi871 
 8. Rajasthan888 
 9. Uttar Pradesh902 
 10. Bihar935 
 11. Sikkim957 
 12. Arunachal Pradesh972 
 13. Nagaland943 
 14. Manipur936 
 15. Mizoram970 
 16. Tripura957 
 17. Meghalaya970 
 18. Assam962 
 19. West Bengal956 
 20. Jharkhand948 
 21. Odisha941 
 22. Chhattisgarh969 
 23. Madhya Pradesh918 
 24. Gujarat890 
 25. Daman & Diu904 
 26. Dadra & Nagar  Haveli926 
 27. Maharashtra894 
 28. Andhra Pradesh939 
 29. Karnataka948 
 30. Goa942 
 31. Lakshadweep (UT)911 
 32. Kerala964 
 33. Tamil Nadu943 
 34. Puducherry (UT)967 
 35. A. & N. Islands968 
36. Ladakh (UT)  
   

Arunachal Pradesh has the highest child sex ratio among the Indian states i.e. 972***

Haryana has the lowest child sex ratio i.e.834 per thousand males.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands has the highest child sex ratio i.e.968 per thousand males.

According to census 2021 data, Jammu & Kashmir (UT) features the lowest Child sex ratio in India with just 862*** women per 1000 males.

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Suman
9 months ago

Nice Post