India Birth Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the India birth rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for India in 2021 is 17.377 births per 1000 people, a 1.22% decline from 2020.
  • The birth rate for India in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2021 Birth Rate
Angola 39.716
Nigeria 36.855
Zambia 35.459
Cameroon 34.255
Mauritania 32.662
Sudan 31.377
Solomon Islands 31.160
Sao Tome and Principe 30.792
Timor-Leste 28.649
Vanuatu 28.592
Ghana 28.452
Kenya 27.976
Pakistan 27.034
Kiribati 26.707
Papua New Guinea 26.422
Lesotho 25.742
Eswatini 25.194
Egypt 24.796
Mongolia 22.102
Cambodia 21.330
Bolivia 21.121
Honduras 20.912
Djibouti 20.357
Micronesia 20.352
Philippines 19.978
Uzbekistan 19.875
Nicaragua 19.594
Cabo Verde 18.439
Morocco 17.964
El Salvador 17.644
Bangladesh 17.391
India 17.377
Indonesia 17.372
Myanmar 17.158
Bhutan 16.461
Tunisia 16.312
Vietnam 15.863
Sri Lanka 15.135
Georgia 12.753
Moldova 9.678
Ukraine 9.013
India - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2021 17.377 -1.220%
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%