Basic Info

Area 

78,438 sq km

Capital

DISPUR (Guwahati)

Total Population

2,66,55,528 (All India 1029.0 m)

Male : 1,37,77,037 (All India 532.0 m)     Female :  1,28,78,491 (All India 497.0 m)

Urban Population (2001)

34,39,240   (13% of total population)

Rural Population (2001)

2,32,16,288 (87% of total population)

Scheduled Tribe (2001)

33,08,570   (12.41% of total population)

Male  : 16,78,117     Female : 16,30,453

Scheduled Caste (2001)

18,25,949   (6.85% of total population)

Male  : 9,43,674     Female : 8,82,275

Density (Persons per sq km)

340 (All India 340)

Sex Ratio

935 females per 1000 males (All India 933)

Literacy Rate

63.25%

Male  : 71.28%     Female : 54.61%

Growth Rate (1991-2001)

18.85%

Districts(27)

Baksa, Barpeta, Bongaigaon, Cachar, Chirang, Darrang, Dhemaji, Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Goalpara, Golaghat, Hailakandi, Jorhat, Kamrup (Metro), Kamrup (Rural), Karbi Anglong, Karimganj, Nalbari, North Cachar Hills, Sivassagar, Sonitpur, Tinsukia, Udalguri.

Per Capita Income (2005-06)

Rs. 18,598.00

Neighbouring States

Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mehgalaya, Mizoram Nagaland, Tripura, West Bengal

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