India's population is stabilizing, indicates NFHS-5 phase 1 finding
17 states have witnessed an increase in the use of modern contraceptives of family planning
The present NFHS is being conducted on 6.1 lakh sample households, involving household level interviews
The Total Fertility Rate (TFR) across majority of the states has decreased, showed findings of the first phase of the fifth National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) released by Union health ministry. The result indicates that India's population may be stabilising.