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India National Health Profile 2008


General Info
India (IND)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1991 - 12/2008
Series or system 
India National Health Profile
Data type
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

The India National Health Profile, published annually, is a compilation of national and state health statistics. The NHP includes demographic, socioeconomic, health status, health finance, and health infrastructure indicators. In 2008, it also includes information on health legislation, the Health Sector Policy Reforms Option Database of India, key findings from the latest National Family Health Survey, Millenium Development Goals, health system recommendations, burden of select diseases, the National Road Safety Profile of India - 2008, and comparative health indicators with neighboring South East Asian countries.

Vital statistics, education, housing conditions, reproductive health, and immunization data are given in tables by rates and percentages of the total. Projection data are given for population through 2016 and birth rates, death rates, and life expectancy through 2025. Trends in population are given for 1901-2001 and trends in health expenditures for 1950-2004

Anemia, Animal injuries, Antenatal care, Antiretroviral therapy, BCG vaccines, Beds, Birth control pills, Blood supply, Body mass index, Breast cancer, Breastfeeding, Cancers, Cervix uteri cancer, Cholera, Community health clinics, Community health workers, Condoms, Contraceptives, DTP vaccines, Dengue, Dentists, Diabetes, Diarrheal diseases, Diphtheria, Disability, Drownings, Electricity, Employment, Encephalitis, Exposure to forces of nature, Falls, Fertility, Folic acid supplements, GNI, Gonococcal infections, Government health budget, Government health expenditures, HIV and AIDS, Health aid, Health facilities, Health insurance, Hearing loss, Hepatitis, Hospitals, Housing conditions, Hypertension, IUDs, Immunization, Incidence, Infant mortality, Intestinal infectious diseases, Iron supplements, Ischemic heart disease, Leishmaniasis, Leprosy, Life expectancy, Limited mobility, Literacy, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Marriage age, Maternal mortality, Measles, Measles vaccines, Medical education, Meningitis, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mouth cancer, Neglected tropical diseases, Nurses, Oesophagus cancer, Ovary cancer, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacists, Pharynx cancers, Physicians, Poisonings, Polio, Polio vaccines, Population, Population density, Poverty, Prevalence, Private health facilities, Private social assistance, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Rabies, Respiratory infections, Road traffic injuries, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sense organ diseases, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Stillbirths, Stomach cancer, Stroke, Syphilis, Tetanus, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional healers, Traditional medicine, Tuberculosis, Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers, Unintentional injuries, Vision loss, Water supply, Whooping cough, VPDs case notifications