Demography & Family Welfare
Which of the following is indicator of COMPLETED FAMILY SIZE? (DNB Dec 11)
|A||Total fertility rate|
|B||Net reproduction rate|
|D||Gross reproduction rate|
Total Fertility Rate (TFR)
Total fertility rate represents the average number of children a women would have if she were to pass through her reproductive years bearing children at the same rates as the women now in each age group give the approximate magnitude of “completed family size”.
Net Reproduction Rate (NRR)
Net reproduction Rate (NRR) is defined as the number of daughters a newborn girl will bear during her lifetime assuming fixed age-specific fertility and mortality rates.
Couple protection rate (CPR):
a. It is an indicator of the prevalence of contraceptive practice in the community.
b. It is defined as the percent of eligible couples effectively protected against childbirth by one or the other approved methods family planning.
a. Sterilization accounts for over 60% CPR.
b. Net reproduction rate (NRR)=1 can be achieved only if the CPR exceeds 60%.
c. During 2002-2003, total number of family planning acceptors by all the methods below was there but about 54% eligible couples are still unprotected:
a. Sterilization →4.73 million
b. IUD insertion → 6.11 million
c. Nirodh/Condom users →16.54 million
d. Oral pill users → 8.24 million