Guwahati City Census 2011 data


Guwahati city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Guwahati Metropolitan Region. The Guwahati city is located in Assam state of India.

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Guwahati in 2011 is 957,352; of which male and female are 495,362 and 461,990 respectively. Although Guwahati city has population of 957,352; its urban / metropolitan population is 962,334 of which 498,450 are males and 463,884 are females.

Guwahati Literacy Rate 2011

In education section, total literates in Guwahati city are 793,360 of which 423,122 are males while 370,238 are females. Average literacy rate of Guwahati city is 91.47 percent of which male and female literacy was 94.24 and 88.50 percent.

Guwahati Sex Ratio 2011

The sex ratio of Guwahati city is 933 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 940 per 1000 boys.

Guwahati Child Population 2011

Total children (0-6) in Guwahati city are 90,029 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 46,401 boys while 43,628 are girls. The child forms 9.40 % of total population of Guwahati City.

Guwahati Slums 2011

Total no. of Slums in Guwahati city numbers 5,883 in which population of 25,739 resides. This is around 2.69% of total population of Guwahati city.

Guwahati Population 2015

Indian Govt only conduct census once a decade. Since last census of Guwahati city was done in 2011, next census will only be in 2021. While many are asking for Guwahati Population 2015 figures, there is none.

Guwahati City Population 2011

Description
City Guwahati
Government Municipal Corporation
Urban Agglomeration Guwahati Metropolitan
State Assam
Guwahati City Total Male Female
City + Out Growths 962,334 498,450 463,884
City Population 957,352 495,362 461,990
Literates 793,360 423,122 370,238
Children (0-6) 90,029 46,401 43,628
Average Literacy (%) 91.47 % 94.24 % 88.50 %
Sexratio 933
Child Sexratio 940

Guwahati Religion 2011

Hinduism is majority religion in Guwahati city with 84.74 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Guwahati with approximately 12.45 % following it. In Guwahati city, Christinity is followed by 0.93 %, Jainism by 0.96 %, Sikhism by 0.36 % and Buddhism by 0.36 %. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.40 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 815,499 84.74 %
Muslims 119,825 12.45 %
Christian 8,913 0.93 %
Sikh 3,449 0.36 %
Buddhist 1,495 0.16 %
Jain 9,193 0.96 %
Others 147 0.02 %
Not Stated 3,813 0.40 %

Guwahati Metropolitan Region

Guwahati city comes under Guwahati Metropolitan area.
Guwahati Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 962,334 498,450 463,884
Literates 797,613 425,837 371,776
Children (0-6) 90,636 46,749 43,887
Average Literacy (%) 91.50 % 94.27 % 88.52 %
Sexratio 931
Child Sexratio 939
Guwahati Metropolitan Areas
Guwahati, and Narengi
# City Literacy
1 Nagpur 91.92
2 Chennai 90.18
3 Mumbai 89.73
4 Pune 89.56
5 Bangalore 88.71
# City Count
1 Maharashtra 18
2 Uttar Pradesh 16
3 Gujarat 5
4 Tamil Nadu 5
5 Madhya Pradesh 5
* Min 5 Lakh Population