The gender ratio at birth for children born in the last five years is still 929. This means that son-preference still exists. And the sex ratio is an important milestone achieved on the back of policies to stop female infanticide.
The average life expectancy at birth for men and women was 66.4 years and 69.6 years respectively in 2010-14. This is as per the data from the Census of India website. Moreover, the government is yet to release the full database of NFHS-5.