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 West Bengal. NFHS-5 fieldwork for West Bengal was conducted from 21 June, 2019 to 8 November, 2019 by Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR). Information was gathered from 18,187 households, 21,408 women, and 3,021 men. Fact sheets for each district in West Bengal are also available separately