The number of registered births in the year 2015 touched 23.1 million, slightly above the 2014 figure of 23.0 million. Out of the total registered births, the share of male and female are 50.2 per cent and 44.3 per cent, respectively, according to the latest Report on Vital Statistics of India based on the Civil Registration System for the year 2015.
The highest Sex Ratio at Birth (SRB) has been reported by Dadra & Nagar Haveli (1001), followed by Tripura (1000), Meghalaya (975), and Sikkim and Mizoram (both 973). The lowest SRB has been reported by Manipur (686), followed by Rajasthan (794), Tamil Nadu (818), and Haryana (851). The Report provides an overview of the working of the Civil Registration System (CRS) in the country and presents a compilation of data on registered births, deaths, infant deaths and still births with rural-urban & sex-wise break-up and sex ratio at birth based on Civil Registration Records.