As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Guwahati is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Class I UAs/Towns.
Guwahati city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Guwahati Urban Region.
The total population of Guwahati UA/Metropolitan region is 962,334. The male population of which is 498,450 while female population is 463,884.
Guwahati Population 2023
Population of Guwahati city in 2023 is approximately
The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Guwahati Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Guwahati urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Guwahati region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Guwahati Literacy Rate
The literacy rate of Guwahati Agglomeration is 91.50% which is higher than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Guwahati stood at 94.27 % and 88.52 % respectively.
Total literates in Guwahati UA were 797,613 of which males were 425,837 and remaining 371,776 were females.
Guwahati Child Population
The children (0-6 age) population of Guwahati UA is around 9.42 % of total Guwahati UA population which is lower than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Guwahati Urban region were 90,636 of which male were 46,749 while remaining 43,887 childs were female.
Guwahati Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of female to male in Guwahati UA was found higher with figure of 931 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 939 per 1000 boys in Guwahati Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Guwahati Population 2011 Census
Class I UAs/Towns
Average Literacy (%)
Guwahati Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031