The National Family Health Survey 2019-20 (NFHS-5), the fifth in the NFHS series, provides information on
population, health, and nutrition for India and each state/union territory (UT). Like NFHS-4, NFHS-5 also
provides district-level estimates for many important indicators.
This fact sheet provides information on key indicators and trends for Bihar. NFHS-5 fieldwork for Bihar was
conducted from 9 July, 2019 to 2 February, 2020 by Development and Research Services Pvt. Ltd. (DRS).
Information was gathered from 35,834 households, 42,483 women, and 4,897 men. Fact sheets for each
district in Bihar are also available separately