Know the current (2021) population of Assam and also the population according to the 2011 census.

Assam Population


Estimated population in 2021

Estimated population of Assam in 2021
35,998,752
Estimated population of males in 2021
18,385,471
Estimated population of females in 2021
17,613,281

Population as per 2011 census

Population
31,205,576
Male Population
15,937,475
Female Population
15,268,101
% of Male' Population
51.07%
% of Female' Population
48.93%
% of India' Population
2.58%
Sex Ratio
958
Child Sex Ratio
962
Density/km2
398
Density/mi2
1,030
Area (km2)
78,438
Area (mi2)
30,285
Child Population (0-6 Age)
4,638,130
Boys Population (0-6 Age)
2,363,485
Girls Population (0-6 Age)
2,274,645
Literacy
72.19%
Male Literacy
77.86%
Female Literacy
66.26%
Total Literates
19,177,977
Male Literates
10,568,639
Female Literates
8,609,338
Population Rural
26,807,034
Population Rural Percentage
85.90%
Population Urban
4,398,542
Population Urban Percentage
14.10%

Assam Religious Data

Description
Population in 2020
Percentage
Estimated Population in 2021
Hindus
19,180,759
61.47%
22,126,924
Muslims
10,679,345
34.22%
12,319,692
Christians
1,165,867
3.74%
1,344,944
Sikhs
20,672
0.07%
23,847
Buddhists
54,993
0.18%
63,440
Jains
25,949
0.08%
29,935
Not Stated
50,873
0.16%
58,687
Others
27,118
0.09%
31,283
Total
31,205,576
100.00%
35,998,752

Assam Population Facts

Description Districts As per 2011 census
Most Populous District Nagaon
2,823,768
Least Populous District Dima Hasao
214,102
District with Highest Sex Ratio Baksa
974
District with Lowest Sex Ratio Dima Hasao
932
District with Highest Literacy Rate Kamrup Metropolitan
88.71%
District with Lowest Literacy Rate Dhubri
58.34%
District with Highest Population Density Kamrup Metropolitan
2,010
District with Lowest Population Density Dima Hasao
44

District-wise Population

S.No. District Name
As per 2011 census
Estimated Population in 2021
1. Baksa
950,075
1,096,007
2. Barpeta
1,693,622
1,953,762
3. Bongaigaon
738,804
852,284
4. Cachar
1,736,617
2,003,361
5. Chirang
482,162
556,222
6. Darrang
928,500
1,071,118
7. Dhemaji
686,133
791,523
8. Dhubri
1,949,258
2,248,664
9. Dibrugarh
1,326,335
1,530,060
10. Dima Hasao
214,102
246,988
11. Goalpara
1,008,183
1,163,040
12. Golaghat
1,066,888
1,230,762
13. Hailakandi
659,296
760,564
14. Jorhat
1,092,256
1,260,027
15. Kamrup
1,517,542
1,750,636
16. Kamrup Metropolitan
1,253,938
1,446,543
17. Karbi Anglong
956,313
1,103,203
18. Karimganj
1,228,686
1,417,412
19. Kokrajhar
887,142
1,023,407
20. Lakhimpur
1,042,137
1,202,209
21. Morigaon
957,423
1,104,483
22. Nagaon
2,823,768
3,257,499
23. Nalbari
771,639
890,163
24. Sivasagar
1,151,050
1,327,851
25. Sonitpur
1,924,110
2,219,653
26. Tinsukia
1,327,929
1,531,899
27. Udalguri
831,668
959,412

City-wise Population

S.No. City Name
As per 2011 census
Estimated Population in 2021
1. Dibrugarh
139,565
161,002
2. Guwahati
957,352
1,104,401
3. Nagaon
117,722
135,804
4. Silchar
172,830
199,377