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Population of Assam

Census (1901-2011)
YearPopulationDecadal Growth (%) Change in Growth (%)
1901 3,289,680 --
1911 3,848,617 16.99-
1921 4,636,980 20.48 3.49
1931 5,560,371 19.91 -0.57
1941 6,694,790 20.40 0.49
1951 8,028,856 19.93 -0.47
1961 10,837,329 34.98 15.05
1971 14,625,152 34.95 -0.03
1981 18,041,248 23.36 -11.59
1991 22,414,322 24.24 0.88
2001 26,655,528 18.92 -5.32
2011 31,205,576 17.07 -1.85
Population in 5 year Age Group (2011)
Age groupTotalRural Urban
PersonsShare (%)PersonsShare (%) PersonsShare (%)
00-04 3,212,833 10.30 2,900,310 10.82 312,523 7.11
05-09 3,544,339 11.36 3,191,197 11.90 353,142 8.03
10-14 3,491,727 11.19 3,099,766 11.56 391,961 8.91
15-19 3,068,581 9.83 2,664,091 9.94 404,490 9.20
20-24 2,909,405 9.32 2,477,603 9.24 431,802 9.82
25-29 2,815,147 9.02 2,386,510 8.90 428,637 9.74
30-34 2,330,060 7.47 1,949,510 7.27 380,550 8.65
35-39 2,260,473 7.24 1,879,751 7.01 380,722 8.66
40-44 1,831,206 5.87 1,507,048 5.62 324,158 7.37
45-49 1,595,249 5.11 1,310,964 4.89 284,285 6.46
50-54 1,192,363 3.82 974,992 3.64 217,371 4.94
55-59 856,825 2.75 702,760 2.62 154,065 3.50
60-64 775,698 2.49 649,041 2.42 126,657 2.88
65-69 503,642 1.61 422,443 1.58 81,199 1.85
70-74 385,277 1.23 327,588 1.22 57,689 1.31
75-79 184,352 0.59 153,054 0.57 31,298 0.71
80+ 229,575 0.74 195,387 0.73 34,188 0.78
Age not stated 18,824 0.06 15,019 0.06 3,805 0.09
Total 31,205,576 26,807,034 4,398,542