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Major Health Indicators in 2014 and 2015

Major Health Indicator 2014 2015
Crude birth rate (No. of live births per 1000 population) 8.5 8.3
Crude death rate (No. of deaths per 1000 population) 6.3 6.4
Age-standardised death rate (No. of deaths per 1000 standard population*) 3.1 3.0
Infant mortality rate (No. of deaths per 1000 live births) 1.7


Maternal mortality ratio (No. of deaths per 100000 live births) 3.3 1.6
Life expectancy at birth
Male 81.2 81.4
Female 86.9 87.3

The mortality and birth statistics are based on number of "registered" deaths and births.
* Based on the world standard population specified in GPE Discussion Paper Series: No.31, EIP/GPE/EBD, World Health Organization, 2001.



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