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Major Health Indicators in 2020 and 2021

Major Health Indicators in 2020 and 2021

Major Health Indicator 2020 2021
Crude birth rate (No. of live births per 1000 population) 5.6 5.2
Crude death rate (No. of deaths per 1000 population) 6.8 7.0
Age-standardised death rate (No. of deaths per 1000 standard population*) 2.8 2.7#
Infant mortality rate (No. of deaths per 1000 live births) 2.0 1.7#
Maternal mortality ratio (No. of deaths per 100000 live births) 0.0 7.8#
Life expectancy at birth
 (years)
Male 83.4 83.0#
Female 87.7 87.7#


Notes:
The mortality and birth statistics are based on number of "registered" deaths and births.
The 2021 Population Census conducted from June to August 2021 provides a benchmark for revising the population figures complied since 2016 Population By-census. Population-related figures for 2020 have been revised accordingly.
* Based on the world standard population specified in GPE Discussion Paper Series: No.31, EIP/GPE/EBD, World Health Organization, 2001.
# Provisional figures.