India Birth Rate 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of the India birth rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for India in 2020 is 17.592 births per 1000 people, a 1.2% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for India in 2019 was 17.806 births per 1000 people, a 1.19% decline from 2018.
  • The birth rate for India in 2018 was 18.020 births per 1000 people, a 1.68% decline from 2017.
  • The birth rate for India in 2017 was 18.328 births per 1000 people, a 1.65% decline from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2020 Birth Rate
Angola 40.118
Nigeria 37.269
Zambia 35.733
Cameroon 34.706
Mauritania 33.066
Sudan 31.705
Solomon Islands 31.677
Sao Tome and Principe 31.112
Timor-Leste 29.013
Vanuatu 28.993
Ghana 28.826
Kenya 28.286
Pakistan 27.530
Kiribati 27.163
Papua New Guinea 26.691
Lesotho 26.173
Eswatini 25.700
Egypt 25.377
Mongolia 22.882
Cambodia 21.795
Bolivia 21.374
Honduras 21.210
Djibouti 20.803
Micronesia 20.544
Uzbekistan 20.523
Philippines 20.177
Nicaragua 20.019
Cabo Verde 18.856
Morocco 18.327
El Salvador 17.890
Bangladesh 17.714
Indonesia 17.650
India 17.592
Myanmar 17.339
Bhutan 16.805
Tunisia 16.779
Vietnam 16.223
Sri Lanka 15.431
Georgia 13.034
Moldova 9.835
Ukraine 9.211
India - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2020 17.592 -1.200%
2019 17.806 -1.190%
2018 18.020 -1.680%
2017 18.328 -1.650%
2016 18.636 -1.630%
2015 18.944 -1.600%
2014 19.252 -1.570%
2013 19.560 -3.210%
2012 20.209 -3.120%
2011 20.859 -3.020%
2010 21.508 -2.930%
2009 22.158 -2.850%
2008 22.807 -2.090%
2007 23.293 -2.040%
2006 23.779 -2.010%
2005 24.266 -1.960%
2004 24.752 -1.930%
2003 25.238 -1.810%
2002 25.704 -1.780%
2001 26.170 -1.750%
2000 26.635 -1.720%
1999 27.101 -1.690%
1998 27.567 -1.750%
1997 28.059 -1.720%
1996 28.551 -1.700%
1995 29.044 -1.670%
1994 29.536 -1.640%
1993 30.028 -1.950%
1992 30.624 -1.910%
1991 31.220 -1.880%
1990 31.817 -1.840%
1989 32.413 -1.810%
1988 33.009 -1.520%
1987 33.517 -1.490%
1986 34.025 -1.470%
1985 34.532 -1.450%
1984 35.040 -1.430%
1983 35.548 -0.620%
1982 35.771 -0.620%
1981 35.993 -0.620%
1980 36.216 -0.610%
1979 36.438 -0.610%
1978 36.661 -0.950%
1977 37.013 -0.940%
1976 37.366 -0.930%
1975 37.718 -0.930%
1974 38.071 -0.920%
1973 38.423 -0.700%
1972 38.692 -0.690%
1971 38.961 -0.690%
1970 39.231 -0.680%
1969 39.500 -0.680%
1968 39.769 -0.800%
1967 40.090 -0.790%
1966 40.410 -0.790%
1965 40.731 -0.780%
1964 41.051 -0.780%
1963 41.372 -0.560%
1962 41.603 -0.550%
1961 41.835 -0.550%
1960 42.066 -0.550%
1959 42.298 -0.540%
1958 42.529 -0.480%
1957 42.735 -0.480%
1956 42.941 -0.480%
1955 43.146 -0.480%
1954 43.352 -0.470%
1953 43.558 -0.470%
1952 43.764 -0.470%
1951 43.970 -0.460%
1950 44.175 0.000%