Population of Assam 2022

Population of Assam 2022

Assam is a state in the north-eastern region of India. It’s known for Assam tea and Assam silk & receives more rainfall than most parts of India. As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Assam in 2011 is 31,205,576 (3.12 Crore) & the estimated population of  Assam in 2012 is 35,378,000 (3.54 Crore)

Source: Census 2011 & Census Population Projection report

Assam Population 2011-2021

Assam has a population growth rate during 2011-2021 of 14.10%. Its estimated population in 2021 is 3.50 Crores* an increase of around 38 lakhs from 2011.

Population of Assam in 2022 – 3.54 Crores (Approx)
AssamCensus 20112021 Estimate
Total Population31,205,576 (3.12 Crore)35,043,000
Male Population15,939,44317,843,000
Female Population15,266,13317,200,000
Total Area78,438 km2 
Area Rank16th
Population Density397/km2447/km2
Population Rank15th
Average Literacy (%)72.19%
Sex Ratio95885.90%
Capital CityDispur
Formation26-Jan-50

Source: Census 2011 & Census Population Projection report

Assam Historical Population

Assam has a population growth rate of  17.07% during 2001-2011. In 1910 Population of Uttar Pradesh was  33 lakh & Year 2021 it’s estimated to reach 3.5 Crore, an increase of almost 3 Crore. Let’s look at decade population & percentage change from the Year 1910 to 2021

Census YearPopulationAbsolute ChangePercentage Change
19013,289,680 – 
1911 3,848,617+558937+16.99
19214,636,980+788363+20.48
19315,560,371+923391+19.91
19416,694,790+1134419+20.40
19518,028,856+1334066+19.93
196110,837,329+2808473+34.98
197114,625,152+3787823+34.95
198118,041,248 +3,416,096 +23.36
199122,414,322+4373074+24.24
200126,655,528+4241206+18.92
201131,205,576+4550048+17.07

Source: Census 2011 

Top Cities in Assam by Population

  1. Guwahati
  2. Silchar
  3. Dibrugarh
  4. Nagaon