The population of Assam according to the census 2011, you may know as Assam General knowledge purpose stands at about 31 million, making it the 14th most populated state in India. The state makes up about 2.58% of the country's population a figure that has gone up since, the last census in 2001.

The state is spread over an area of about 78438 sq km making it the 16th largest state in the country in terms of area. The density of population per sq km is about 397 and is fairly equal to the national average.

Assam Population, 2011

As per details from Census 2011, Assam has population of 3.12 crores, an increase from figure of 2.67 crore in 2001 census. Total population of Assam as per 2011 Census is 31205576 of which male and female are 15939443 and 15266133 respectively. In 2001, total population was 26655528 in which males were 13777037 while females were 12878491

As per census 2011

Approximate population3.12 crore
Actual population31205576
Population growth17.07%
Percantage of total population 2.58%
Sex ratio958
Child sex ratio962
Area km²78438
Total child population (0-6 age)4638130
Male child population (0-6 age)2363485
Female child population (0-6 age)2274645
Literacy rate72.19%
Male literacy77.85%
Female literacy66.27%

Assam Population Growth Rate

The total population growth in this decade (2001-2011) was 17.07% while in previous decade (1991-2001) it was 18.85%. The population of Assam forms 2.58% of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 2.59%.

Assam Literacy Rate

Literacy rate in Assam has seen upward trend and is 72.19% as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 77.85% while female literacy is at 66.27%. In 2001, literacy rate in Assam stood at 63.25% of which male and female were 71.28% and 54.61% literate respectively.

Population Density of Assam

Total area of Assam is 78438 sq km. Density of Assam is 398 per sq km, which is higher than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of Assam was 340 per sq km, while national average in 2001 was 324 per sq km.

Assam Sex Ratio

Sex ratio in Assam is 958 i.e., for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per Census 2011. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 935 per 1000 males in Assam.