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Assam Population 2020: Gender Ratio, Census 2021, Literacy Rate

Assam Population 2020: Gender Ratio, Census 2021, Literacy Rate details and information given here. The number of Assamese Hindus in this state is 11,379,000, containing 36.50% of the state’s population at 2011 assessment. (69%) separate themselves provincially, 22 locally and around 3 trans-broadly.

The state of Assam is known for Assam tea and Assam silk. It has preserved the one-horned Indian rhinoceros from close extinction, alongside the wild water bison, tiger and different types of Asiatic winged creatures give one of the last wild living spaces for the Asian elephant.

Assam Assembly
Assam Assembly

Assam Population 2020

As per projected prediction, the population of Assam in 2020 will be 3.60 Crore.

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

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Density/km2 398 340
Density/mi2 1,030 880
Area(Km2) 78,438 78,438
Area mi2 30,285 30,285
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 4,638,130 4,498,075
Male Population (0-6 Age) 2,363,485 2,289,116
Female Population (0-6 Age) 2,274,645 2,208,959
Literacy 72.19 % 63.25 %
Male Literacy 77.85 % 71.28 %
Female Literacy 66.27 % 54.61 %
Total Literate 19,177,977 14,015,354
Male Literate 10,568,639 8,188,697
Female Literate 8,609,338 5,826,657

Assam Population 2011 by Religion – Religious Data

Description Population Percentage
Hindu 19,180,759 61.47 %
Muslim 10,679,345 34.22 %
Christian 1,165,867 3.74 %
Buddhist 54,993 0.18 %
Not Available 50,873 0.16 %
Other Religion 27,118 0.09 %
Jain 25,949 0.08 %
Sikh 20,672 0.07 %

Assam Urban Population and Rural Population 2011

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 85.90 % 14.10 %
Total Population 26,807,034 4,398,542
Male Population 13,678,989 2,260,454
Female Population 13,128,045 2,138,088
Population Growth 15.47 % 27.89 %
Sex Ratio 960 946
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 964 944
Child Population (0-6) 4,187,323 450,807
Child Percentage (0-6) 15.62 % 10.25 %
Literates 15,685,436 3,492,541
Average Literacy 69.34 % 88.47 %
Male Literacy 75.40 % 91.81 %
Female Literacy 60.05 % 79.85 %

Assam Big Cities and Large Metropolitan Cities Population 2011

Big Cities

Big Cities Population Male Female
Guwahati (Municipal Corporation) 957,352 495,362 461,990
Silchar (Municipal Board) 172,830 86,884 85,946
Dibrugarh (Municipal Board) 139,565 72,384 67,181
Nagaon (Municipal Board) 117,722 59,651 58,071

Large Metropolitan

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

Assam Literacy Rate 2011 – Education in Assam

  • 2011: Literacy rate in Assam was 72.19% as per 2011 population census. Male 77.85%, Female 66.27%
  • 2001: Literacy rate in Assam was 63.25% as per 2001 population census. Male 71.28%, Female 54.61%

Assam Population Density 2011

  • 2011: Total area of Assam is 78,438 sq. km. Density of Assam is 398 per sq km.
  • 2001: Density of Assam was 340 per sq km

Assam Gender Ratio, Sex Ratio in 2011 and 2001

  • 2011: Sex Ratio in Assam was Female 958 / 1000 male
  • 2001: Sex Ratio in Assam was Female 935 / 1000 male

Assam Projected Population from 2012-2020

Year Projected Population
2011 31,205,576 3.12 Crore
2012 31,749,012 3.17 Crore
2013 32,290,854 3.23 Crore
2014 32,830,922 3.28 Crore
2015 33,369,040 3.34 Crore
2016 33,905,039 3.39 Crore
2017 34,438,756 3.44 Crore
2018 34,970,032 3.50 Crore
2019 35,498,714 3.55 Crore
2020 36,024,656 3.60 Crore
2021 36,547,715 3.65 Crore

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Article first published on December 24, 2019.