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NATIONAL INDICATOR



NATIONAL INDICATOR

Following are the National Indicators of India, available by the CIA factbook

Population:

1,147,995,904 (July 2008 est.)

Age structure:

0-14 years: 31.5% (male 189,238,487female 172,168,306)
15-64 years: 63.3% (male 374,157,581female 352,868,003)
65 years and over: 5.2% (male 28,285,796female 31,277,725) (2008 est.)

Median age:

total: 25.1 years
male: 24.7 years
female: 25.5 years (2008 est.)

Population growth rate:

1.578% (2008 est.)

Birth rate:

22.22 births1,000 population (2008 est.)

Death rate:

6.4 deaths1,000 population (2008 est.)

Net migration rate:

-0.05 migrant(s)1,000 population (2008 est.)

Sex ratio:

at birth: 1.12 male(s)female
under 15 years: 1.1 male(s)female
15-64 years: 1.06 male(s)female
65 years and over: 0.9 male(s)female
total population: 1.06 male(s)female (2008 est.)

Infant mortality rate:

total: 32.31 deaths1,000 live births
male: 36.94 deaths1,000 live births
female: 27.12 deaths1,000 live births (2008 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:

total population: 69.25 years
male: 66.87 years
female: 71.9 years (2008 est.)

Total fertility rate:

2.76 children bornwoman (2008 est.)

HIVAIDS - adult prevalence rate:

0.9% (2001 est.)

HIVAIDS - people living with HIVAIDS:

5.1 million (2001 est.)

HIVAIDS - deaths:

310,000 (2001 est.)

Major infectious diseases:

degree of risk: high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A and E, and typhoid fever
vectorborne diseases: chikungunya, dengue fever, Japanese encephalitis, and malaria
animal contact disease: rabies
note: highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza has been identified in this country; it poses a negligible risk with extremely rare cases possible among US citizens who have close contact with birds (2008)

Nationality:

noun: Indian(s)
adjective: Indian

Ethnic groups:

Indo-Aryan 72%, Dravidian 25%, Mongoloid and other 3% (2000)

Religions:

Hindu 80.5%, Muslim 13.4%, Christian 2.3%, Sikh 1.9%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.1% (2001 census)

Languages:

Hindi 41%, Bengali 8.1%, Telugu 7.2%, Marathi 7%, Tamil 5.9%, Urdu 5%, Gujarati 4.5%, Kannada 3.7%, Malayalam 3.2%, Oriya 3.2%, Punjabi 2.8%, Assamese 1.3%, Maithili 1.2%, other 5.9%
note: English enjoys associate status but is the most important language for national, political, and commercial communication; Hindi is the national language and primary tongue of 41% of the people; there are 14 other official languages: Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada, Oriya, Punjabi, Assamese, Kashmiri, Sindhi, and Sanskrit; Hindustani is a popular variant of HindiUrdu spoken widely throughout northern India but is not an official language (2001 census)

Literacy:

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 61%
male: 73.4%
female: 47.8% (2001 census)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):

total: 10 years
male: 11 years
female: 9 years (2005)

Education expenditures:

3.2% of GDP (2005)