The Office of the Registrar General, India under the Ministry of Home Affairs, apart from conducting the Population Census and monitoring the implementation of the Registration of Births and Deaths Act in the country, has been giving estimates on fertility and mortality using the Sample Registration System (SRS).

The percentage of fully immunized children in the age group 12-23 months has increased noticeably in the state, points out the recently released annual health survey (AHS) 2012-13. The percentage of fully immunized kids has increased to 74.2% from 69% in state. On the flip side, there are several districts in the state where children received no vaccination. There are over 5.8% such children in the state. As per the new survey, Barmer district has the highest 18.2% children who did not receive any vaccination.