Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Jammu and Kashmir tops life expectancy

According to the data given by the Registrar General of India (RGI) Jammu and Kashmir has the highest life expectancy,except life expectancy at birth.According to the RGI's Sample Registration System (SRS) data Jammu and Kashmir has surpassed Kerala as the state with the highest life expectancy which used to be the leader in life expectancy in almost all categories of age till 2010.

Kerala still has the highest overall life expectancy at birth at 74.9 years -- 72 for men and 77.8 for women -- according to the survey.
Delhi is second, with an overall life expectancy at birth at 73.2 years, 72 for men and 74.7 for women.
Jammu and Kashmir stands at third and it had the second-highest life expectancy at birth -- behind only Kerala -- even during 2006-10.

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