Sex Ratio in Delhi Improves to 933

  • The sex ratio in Delhi has increased to 933 females to one thousand males in 2020.
  • According to the annual report of the Directorate of Economics and Statistics of the Government of Delhi, this number was 920 in 2019.
  • The infant mortality rate in Delhi has also decreased in comparison to 2019. The infant mortality rate per thousand in 2019 was 24.19 and in 2020 it was 20.37.
  • In Delhi, the birth rate fell from 18.35 per thousand in 2019 to 14.85 per thousand in 2020. In 2020, a total of 3,01,645 births were registered compared with 3,65,868 in 2019. The death rate in the capital has decreased from 7.29 per thousand in 2019 to 7.03 per thousand in 2020.

What is the sex ratio of India?

  • As per Census 2011, the Gender ratio of India is 943 females per 1000 males. There are 949 females to 1000 men in rural areas, while in an urban area, there are 929 females to 1000 males.