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Assam Population | Sex Ratio | Literacy

As per details from Census 2011, Assam has population of 3.12 Crores, an increase from figure of 2.67 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Assam as per lastest census data is 31,205,576 of which male and female are 15,939,443 and 15,266,133 respectively. In 2001, total population was 26,655,528 in which males were 13,777,037 while females were 12,878,491. The total population growth in this decade was 17.07 percent while in previous decade it was 18.85 percent. The population of Assam forms 2.58 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 2.59 percent.

Assam Sex Ratio 2023

Sex Ratio in Assam is 958 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per latest census. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 935 per 1000 males in Assam.

Assam Literacy Rate 2023

Literacy rate in Assam has seen upward trend and is 72.19 percent as per latest population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 77.85 percent while female literacy is at 66.27 percent.

Assam 2023 Population

What is the population of Assam in 2023 ? The last census of Assam was done in 2011 and next census of 2021 has been postponed or cancelled. But we do have projection of Assam 2023 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.

Year Projected Population
2011 3.12 Crores 31,205,576
2021 3.58 Crores 35,790,000
2022 3.62 Crores 36,240,000
2023 3.66 Crores 36,630,000

Assam Religion wise Population 2023

Hinduism is majority religion in state of Assam with 61.47 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in state of Assam with approximately 34.22 % following it. In Assam state, Christinity is followed by 3.74 %, Jainism by 0.08 %, Sikhism by 0.07 % and Buddhism by 0.07 %. Around 0.09 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.16 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Percentage
Hindu 61.47 %
Muslim 34.22 %
Christian 3.74 %

Assam Population Data

Description 2011 2001
Approximate Population 3.12 Crores 2.67 Crore
Actual Population 31,205,576 26,655,528
Male 15,939,443 13,777,037
Female 15,266,133 12,878,491
Population Growth 17.07% 18.85%
Percantage of total Population 2.58% 2.59%
Sex Ratio 958 935
Child Sex Ratio 962 965
Density/km2 398 340
Area(Km 2) 78,438 78,438
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 4,638,130 4,498,075
Literacy 72.19 % 63.25 %
Male Literacy 77.85 % 71.28 %
Female Literacy 66.27 % 54.61 %

Assam Urban Population

Out of total population of Assam, 14.10% people live in urban regions. The urban population of Assam increased by 27.89 percent during 2001-2011 period and is expected to rise further. Sex Ratio in urban regions of Assam was 946 females per 1000 males. Average Literacy rate in Assam for Urban regions was 88.47 percent.

Assam Rural Population

Of the total population of Assam state, around 85.90 percent live in the villages of rural areas. The population growth rate in Assam for rural populatation recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 15.47%. In rural regions of Assam state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 960. Average literacy rate in Assam for rural areas was 69.34 percent.

Assam City List

Assam Metropolitan Regions

Large Metropolitan Region Population Male Female
Guwahati 962,334 498,450 463,884

Assam State Information

Recently as per Assam census data, 87.92% houses are owned while 6.84% were rented. In all, 74.13% couples in Assam lived in single family. In 2011, 44.09% of Assam population had access to Banking and Non-Banking Finance Corporation. Only 1.57% of Assam population had internet facility which is likely to improve in 2021 due to Reliance Jio and Airtel. This is likely to see increased ecommerce penetration of Flipkart/Amazon in Assam. 3.77% of family in Assam owned car while 10.15% owned two wheller. Due to increase in literacy rate of Assam, we are also seeing increase in interest in purchasing Health and Life Insurance policies by Assam population. In few months we will also get details of election data for Assam.

While Dispur is the capital city of Assam state, largest remains Guwahti as per census 2011. The languages spoken in the Assam state includes Assamese, Bodo and Karbi. In total Assam (AS) state comprises 27 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Assam state is AS.

What is the population of Assam in 2023? The question though legimate has no correct answer. The last census of Assam was done in 2011 and the next census of 2021 is postponed until 2024. The current estimated population is approximately 3.66 Crores.

Literacy rate of Assam has seen upward trend and is 72.19 % as per 2011 population census. We have now also got estimated 2021 literacy rate of Assam from government records and data.

As per details from latest census data, currently Assam is having higher sex ratio compared to national average. Sex Ratio of Assam in 2011-2021 is...