Delhi Government has released the Delhi Births and Deaths Registration Annual Report 2022. The report said the birth rate in Delhi increased to 14.24 in 2022 compared to 13.13 in 2021. The fatality rate in 2021 was 8.28%, while in 2022 the fatality rate has fallen to 6.07%.

National Bureau, New Delhi. The capital’s birth rate may have increased, but the sex ratio fell from 932 in 2021 to 929 in 2022. This information has come out in a report of Delhi Government. Delhi’s annual report on births and deaths registration 2022 said the birth rate in Delhi increased to 14.24 per 1,000 births in 2022 compared to 13.13 per 1,000 births in 2021. The mortality rate was 8.28% in 2021, which has fallen to 6.07% in 2022.

The average daily number of births in Delhi has also increased significantly, the report said. By 2022, this number has increased to 823, whereas in 2021 the number was 745. The report said the sex ratio was 932 per 1,000 males in 2021 and declined to 929 in 2022. Of the total registered births, 1,55,670 (51.83%) were boys, 1,44,581 (48.14%) were girls, while 99 (0.03%) were in other categories, the report said.

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Infant and maternal mortality rates will decline in 2022

The report shows that 2.23% women give birth to children under the age of 19 years. The report also suggests that infant and maternal mortality rates will increase slightly in 2022. The infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births) was 23.82 in 2022, up from 23.60 in 2021. The maternal mortality ratio (per 1,000 live births) was 0.49 in 2022, up from 0.44 in 2021.

There were 1,28,106 deaths in 2022 and 1,71,476 deaths in 2021. The number of deaths registered included 79,052 males (61.71%) and 49,004 females (38.25%), while 50 (0.04%) deaths were in the “other” category, the report said.

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