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Major Health Indicators in 2016 and 2017

Major Health Indicators in 2016 and 2017

Major Health Indicator 2016 2017
Crude birth rate (No. of live births per 1000 population) 8.2 7.7
Crude death rate (No. of deaths per 1000 population) 6.4 6.2
Age-standardised death rate (No. of deaths per 1000 standard population*) 2.9 2.7#
Infant mortality rate (No. of deaths per 1000 live births) 1.7

1.6#

Maternal mortality ratio (No. of deaths per 100000 live births) 0.0 1.8#
Life expectancy at birth
 (years)
Male 81.3 81.7#
Female 87.3 87.7#


Notes:
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.
# Provisional figures.