Population of Guwahati 2021 | Guwahati City Population

The Census 2011 Information on Population of Guwahati City

Population of Guwahati 2021

Guwahati the ‘Gateway of North East India’ is the largest city in the Indian state of Assam and also the largest metropolis in northeastern India. Its most populated city in North East & and one of the fastest-growing cities in India. It is estimated that Guwahati metro will house 2.8 million residents by 2025.

Guwahati Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Guwahati City in 2011 is 9,57,352 ( 9.57 Lakhs) of which the male population is 4,95,362 and the female population is 4,61,990. 


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Guwahati for 2011 is 3400 people per sq. km. Guwahati city administers an area is 328 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Guwahati City in 2011 was 91.47%. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 94.24% and 88.50% respectively. Total literate in Guwahati city was 7,93,360 of which 4,23,122 are males while 3,70,238 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Guwahati, it stood at 933 per 1000 male. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 940 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 90,029 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 46,401 are boys while 43,628 are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 940. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 9.40 % of the total population of Guwahati City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Guwahati in 2021 - 11 lakhs (approx)

Guwahati City Census 2011
Total Population 957,352 (9.57Lacs)
Male Population 495,362
Female Population 461,990
Total Literates 793,360
Male Literate 423,122
Female Literates 370,238
Average Literacy (%) 91.47%
% of Male Literates 94.24%
% of Female Literates 88.50%
Sex Ratio 933
Child Sex Ratio 940
Children (0-6 years) 90,029
Boys (0-6 yrs) 46,401
Girls  (0-6 Yrs) 43,628

Guwahati Metropolitan Population

Guwahati is one of the fastest-growing cities in India. It is estimated that the Guwahati metro* will house 2.8 million residents by 2025. As per census 2011, Guwahati urban/metropolitan population is 9,62334 (9.62 Lacs) of which 4,98,450 are males and 4,63,884 are females. The literacy rate is 91.50% % & Male-Female Sex ratio is 931. The child sex ratio is 939.

*An urban agglomeration is a continuous urban spread constituting a town and its adjoining outgrowths (OGs), or two or more physically contiguous towns together with or without outgrowths of such towns.


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