India now has more women than men but sex ratio at birth still low

NFHS 2019-2021 indicates that India has made significant strides in the last five years - in 2015-16, the sex ratio was just 991

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Data also indicates that six states saw a decline in sex ratio compared to 2015-16.

New Delhi
India’s overall sex ratio — women per thousand men — is now at a level seen in developed countries. For every 1,000 men, India has 1,020 women. If that’s a

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First Published: Nov 25 2021 | 10:54 PM IST

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