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India Demographic and Health Survey 2019-2020


General Info
Original or alternative title 
National Family Health Survey 2019-20 (NFHS-5)
India (IND)
Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Telangana, Tripura, West Bengal
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
06/2019 - 04/2021
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

The India Demographic and Health Survey 2019-2020 is part of phase 7 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series. Topics commonly covered in DHS include health care access, living conditions, child immunization, education, employment, maternal care, and health literacy. Fieldwork for this survey was conducted in two phases, from June 2019-January 2020, and from January 2020-April 2021. This survey collected information from 636,699 households, 724,115 women, and 101,839 men.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Alcohol use, Anemia, Antenatal care, Assets, Asthma, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood glucose, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Cancers, Child anthropometry, Child development, Child health care, Child mortality, Clinical breast exams, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, DTP vaccines, Death certificates, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Disability, Domestic violence, Education, Employment, Family composition, Family planning, Fertility, Fever, Folic acid supplements, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care use, Health facilities, Health indicators, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Heart disease, Height, Hemoglobin, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hepatitis vaccines, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypertension, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Income, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injuries, Insecticide-treated bednets, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Literacy, Live births, MMR vaccines, Malaria, Marital status, Maternal care, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medical tests, Medicines, Menstruation, Micronutrients, Mortality, Multiple births, Obesity, Oral rehydration therapy, Pap smears, Parental survival, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Respiratory infections, Rotavirus vaccines, STDs, Sanitation, Screening, Screening mammography, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Skilled birth attendants, Spermicides, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Upper respiratory infections, Vitamin A supplements, Vitamin D supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Zinc, Smokeless tobacco use, Stillbirths