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Life Expectancy and Infant Mortality Rates for Selected Indian States

  State Life expectancy at birth (2001-06) Infant Mortality Rate (per 1000 live births) (2000)
    Male FemaleMale FemaleTotal
             
  INDIA 63.87 66.91 67 69 68
             
1 Andhra Pradesh 62.79 65.00 66.00 64.00 65.00
2 Assam 58.96 60.87 66.00 83.00 75.00
3 Bihar 65.66 64.79 62.00 61.00 62.00
4 Gujarat 63.12 64.10 59.00 67.00 62.00
5 Haryana 64.64 69.30 63.00 71.00 67.00
6 Karnataka 62.43 66.44 65.00 47.00 57.00
7 Kerala 71.67 75.00 15.00 13.00 14.00
8 Madhya Pradesh 59.19 58.01 81.00 93.00 87.00
9 Maharashtra 66.75 69.76 46.00 50.00 48.00
10 Orissa 60.05 59.71 98.00 92.00 96.00
11 Punjab 69.78 72.00 45.00 62.00 52.00
12 Rajasthan 62.17 62.80 76.00 81.00 79.00
13 Tamil Nadu 67.00 69.75 49.00 54.00 51.00
14 Uttar Pradesh 63.54 64.09 81.00 87.00 83.00
15 West Bengal 66.08 69.34 54.00 47.00 51.00
Notes: 1.Infant mortality rate is calculated as annual deaths of infants (D) between birth and one year, divided by the annual number of births (B), all multiplied by 1000.
IMR = (D/B) * 1000

2. Life expectancy is defined as the average number of additional years a person could expect to live if current mortality trends were to continue for the rest of that person's life.

Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, government of India