Table 1.

Numbers of missing females for selected Asian countries, 2001

CountryCalculated no. of missing females, in millions*
Afghanistan0.5–1
Bangladesh1.8–3.7
China34–41
India27–39
South Korea0.2–0.3
Pakistan2.6–4.9
Taiwan0.4–0.6
Iran0.8–1.2
  • *Adapted from refs. 28 and 45.