Assam Population - Census India 2011

Assam is one of state in India with population of 3,12,05,576. There are 27 districts, 184 Taluks, 26,395 villages and 226 towns in Assam.

As per the Census India 2011, Assam has 64,06,471 households, population of 3,12,05,576 of which 1,59,39,443 are males and 1,52,66,133 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 46,38,130 which is 14.86% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Assam state is around 958 compared to 943 which is national average of India. The literacy rate of Assam state is 61.46% out of which 66.3% males are literate and 56.4% females are literate. The total area of Assam is 78,438 sq.km with population density of 398 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 85.9% of population lives in Urban area and 14.1% lives in Rural area. There are 7.15% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 12.45% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Assam.

Assam Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total3,12,05,576100%
Hindu1,91,80,75961.47%
Muslim1,06,79,34534.22%
Christian11,65,8673.74%
Buddhist54,9930.18%
Religion not stated50,8730.16%
Other religions and persuasions27,1180.09%
Jain25,9490.08%
Sikh20,6720.07%

Assam Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)1,259.8877,178.12
Number of households9,85,59454,20,877
Total Population43,98,5422,68,07,034
Population (%)51.39%48.97%
Male Population22,60,4541,36,78,989
Female Population21,38,0881,31,28,045
Sex Ratio946960
Literacy (%)79.4%58.51%

List of Districts in Assam

Check out complete list of all districts in Assam
DistrictPopulationArea (km2)Po. DensitySex-ratio
Nagaon28,23,7683,973711962
Dhubri19,49,2582,176896953
Sonitpur19,24,1105,204370956
Cachar17,36,6173,786459959
Barpeta16,93,6222,282742953
Kamrup15,17,5423,105489949
Tinsukia13,27,9293,790350952
Dibrugarh13,26,3353,381392961
Kamrup Metropolitan12,53,9389551313936
Karimganj12,28,6861,809679963
Sivasagar11,51,0502,668431954
Jorhat10,92,2562,851383962
Golaghat10,66,8883,502305964
Lakhimpur10,42,1372,277458968
Goalpara10,08,1831,824553964
Morigaon9,57,4231,551617967
Karbi Anglong9,56,31310,43492951
Baksa9,50,0752,457387974
Darrang9,28,5001,585586954
Kokrajhar8,87,1423,296269959
Udalguri8,31,6682,012413973
Nalbari7,71,6391,052733949
Bongaigaon7,38,8041,093676966
Dhemaji6,86,1333,237212953
Hailakandi6,59,2961,327497951
Chirang4,82,1621,923251969
Dima Hasao2,14,1024,88844932

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Assam Population Facts

Number of Households64,06,471
Population3,12,05,576
Male Population1,59,39,443 (51.08%)
Female Population1,52,66,133 (48.92%)
Children Population46,38,130
Area78,438 km2
Population density/km2398
Sex-ratio958
Literacy61.46%
Male Literacy66.3%
Female Literacy56.4%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %12.45%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %7.15%

Map of Assam

Big Cities

Guwahati5,28,563
Guwahati5,28,563
Guwahati5,23,581
Guwahati5,23,581
Guwahati4,33,771
Guwahati4,33,771
Guwahati4,33,771
Guwahati4,33,771
Silchar1,78,865
Silchar1,78,865