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Maximum number of births in India on New Year Day

Maximum number of births in India on New Year Day

India is likely to have maximum number child births on New Year Day with as many as 69,944 babies. As the United Nations has already predicted India would be the world’s most populous country, it may turn into a reality soon with this.

It is estimated that just in India, nearly 18 per cent of total baby births are likely to take place.

The data of the United Nations reveals that India will have maximum number of child births followed by China and Nigeria with 44,940 babies and 25,685 babies respectively.

Pakistan stood in the fourth place with 15,112 babies followed by Indonesia with 13,256 babies. Other countries in the list are the United States of America with 10,086, the Democratic Republic of Congo with 10,053 babies, and Bangladesh with 8,428 babies.

India is the second most populous country in the world at present with 1.3 billion people while the first is China.

The United Nations estimates that India will surpass China in population and will become the most populous country in the world by 2024.

Yet, the good news is that India has the most youth population in the world with a median age of 27 years whereas it is 38 years for China.

One-third of India’s population is under 18 years whereas it is one-fifth in China.

The report of Yale University states that mortality in India has significantly reduced especially in New Delhi and a reduction in mortality rates have been observed all over nation,

Yet, when compared to its counterpart China, the child mortality rate is high. It is 38 per 1,000 births in India whereas it is 11 in China.

The life expectancy of Indian women is eight years less than that of China. The main reasons for maternal deaths and life expectancy of women in India are early marriage and pregnancy.

Earlier, in the mid-1960s the life expectancy is 44 years which has increased to 68 years at present.

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