Delhi Health Statistics

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1. There are 8 government tertiary care hospitals with strength of 6111 beds and 26 private tertiary care hospitals with 6004 beds.

2. There are 625 private diagnostic centers.

3. March 2009: 34 Allopathic, 2 Ayurveda, 2 Homeopathic hospitals run by Delhi Govt

4. 427 dispensaries in Delhi govt (all pathies).

5. 807 registered medical institutions (676 Private and 131 Govt/Public sectors)

6. Total beds 40342 (23120 Govt / Public sector + 17222 private sector)

7. Bed-population ratio in Delhi is 2.45 beds /1000 population.

8. In 2004, there were 2.53 lac admissions in a year. The rate of hospitalization per lac population was 1559 for rural and 1683 for urban population. (India: 2599 for rural and 3482 for urban population). 46% admissions from rural and 59% from urban areas were treated in govt hospitals (India: the figures are 42% rural and 38% urban respectively). Only 2.61% get free treatments in private hospitals. Admission break ups are 12.4% heart ailments, 9.7% accidents, 9.5% FUO, 8.3% diarrhea. 90% children covered with immunization. Per person spent in hospital treatment is 8851 in urban and 5695 in rural area.

9. Elderly 60 + people: 8.3 lac comprising 5.49% of total population in 2004, with 53% males and 47% females, 80% residing in urban and 20% in rural areas. 66% are in the age group 60-69 years. 12% are self employed, 3.28 are salaried/wage earners and 22.38 are pensioners. 3% are in BPL category.

10. Crude birth rate (2008) 18.4 (India 22.8)

11. Crude death rate (2008) 4.8 (India 7.4)

12. Infant mortality rate (2009)  33 (India 50)

13. Sex ratio 2001 821/933; 2011 866/940

14. Neonatal mortality rate (2008) 20 (National 35)

15. Antenatal care (2008) 3.38 lacs (National 232.48 lacs)

16. Immunization cover (2008) 83.2 % (National 43.5%)

17. Institutional deliveries (2008) in Delhi 75.6 % as against a national figure of 28.3%