Arunachal Pradesh Assembly

Arunachal Pradesh Population 2020: Literacy Rate, Growth Rate, Gender Ratio

Arunachal Pradesh, state of India that constitutes a mountainous area in the extreme northeastern part of the country. The total population of Arunachal Pradesh in 2001 Census has been 1,097,968. Of these 705,158 persons are Scheduled Tribes (STs), constituting 64.2 per cent of the total population. Education has gone up in figures to 66.95% in 2011 from 54.74% in the year 2001.

Arunachal Prades is popularly known as ‘Land of the Dawn-lit-Mountains’. The population density of Arunachal Pradesh is 17 persons per square kilometer. It has the most basic number of common languages in the Indian subcontinent, enhanced with different traditions with culture. According to 2001 check, 333,100 are Animist, 186,617 Christians, 82,634 Buddhist and about 92,577 Hindu.

Arunachal Pradesh Assembly
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Arunachal Pradesh Population 2020 (Projected)

As per the projected prediction, the population of Arunachal Pradesh in 2020 will be 17.12 Lakhs.

Arunachal Pradesh Census 2011 Figures and Numbers

Approximate Population 13.84 Lakhs 10.98 Lakhs
Actual Population 1,383,727 1,097,968
Male 713,912 579,941
Female 669,815 518,027
Population Growth 26.03% 26.21%
Percantage of total Population 0.11% 0.11%
Sex Ratio 938 893
Child Sex Ratio 972 964

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Density/km2 17 13
Density/mi2 43 34
Area(Km2) 83,743 83,743
Area mi2 32,333 32,333
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 212,188 205,871
Male Population (0-6 Age) 107,624 104,833
Female Population (0-6 Age) 104,564 101,038
Literacy 65.38 % 54.34 %
Male Literacy 72.55 % 63.83 %
Female Literacy 57.70 % 43.53 %
Total Literate 766,005 484,785
Male Literate 439,868 303,281
Female Literate 326,137 181,504

Arunachal Pradesh Population by Religion in 2011 – Religious Data

Description Population Percentage
Christian 418,732 30.26 %
Hindu 401,876 29.04 %
Other Religion 362,553 26.20 %
Buddhist 162,815 11.77 %
Muslim 27,045 1.95 %
Not Available 6,648 0.48 %
Sikh 3,287 0.24 %
Jain 771 0.06 %

Arunachal Pradesh Urban and Rural Population in 2011

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 77.06 % 22.94 %
Total Population 1,066,358 317,369
Male Population 546,011 167,901
Female Population 520,347 149,468
Population Growth 22.56 % 39.27 %
Sex Ratio 953 890
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 975 957
Child Population (0-6) 172,289 39,899
Child Percentage (0-6) 16.16 % 12.57 %
Literates 535,902 230,103
Average Literacy 59.94 % 82.93 %
Male Literacy 67.44 % 88.45 %
Female Literacy 49.14 % 67.14 %

Arunachal Pradesh Literacy Rate in 2011 – Education in Arunachal Pradesh

  • 2011: Literacy rate in Arunachal Pradesh was 65.38% as per 2011 population census. Male 72.55%, Female 57.70%
  • 2001: Literacy rate in Arunachal Pradesh was 54.34% as per 2001 population census. Male 63.83%, Female 43.53%

Arunachal Pradesh Population Density in 2011

  • 2011: Total area of Arunachal Pradesh is 83,743 sq. km. Density of Arunachal Pradesh is 17 per sq km
  • 2001: Density of Arunachal Pradesh was 13 per sq km

Arunachal Pradesh Gender Ratio (Male Female Sex Ratio)

  • 2011: Sex Ratio in Arunachal Pradesh was, Female 938 / 1000 male
  • 2001: Sex Ratio in Arunachal Pradesh was, Female 893 / 1000 male

Arunachal Pradesh Population (Projected from 2012-2021)

Year Projected Population
2011 1,383,727 13.84 Lakhs
2012 1,419,577 14.20 Lakhs
2013 1,455,620 14.56 Lakhs
2014 1,491,838 14.92 Lakhs
2015 1,528,216 15.28 Lakhs
2016 1,564,735 15.65 Lakhs
2017 1,601,380 16.01 Lakhs
2018 1,638,132 16.38 Lakhs
2019 1,674,976 16.75 Lakhs
2020 1,711,895 17.12 Lakhs
2021 1,748,873 17.49 Lakhs

Article first published on January 4, 2020.

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