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Arunachal Pradesh records the best sex ratio

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  • November 18, 2020
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Arunachal Pradesh records the best sex ratio

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In news

  • The three north-eastern states top the 2018 report on “Vital statistics of India based on the Civil Registration System (CRS)”.
  • Prepared by: The Registrar General & Census Commissioner of India
  • Arunachal Pradesh has recently recorded the best sex ratio in India with 1,084 females born per 1000 males.
  • It is followed by Nagaland at 965 females and Mizoram at 964.

Key takeaways 

  • The sex ratio is the number of females per 1000 males. 
  • It is an important indicator to map the gender gap of a population.
  • Lowest sex ratio has been reported by Manipur (757), Lakshadweep (839) and Daman & Diu (877), followed by Punjab (896). 
  • Other North-Eastern states: Assam- 904, Meghalaya – 942 and Tripura – 945.

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