Geographical Location
Latitude
24o N - 28o N
Longitude
90o E - 96o E
Assam 2016
Geographical Area (Sq. km)
78,438
Average Rainfall (mm)
2,077.8
Districts
33
Sub-Divisions
80
Block Offices
219
Circle
184
Zilla Parishad
20
Anchalik Panchayat
189
Gaon Panchayat
2,202
Towns
214
Villages
26,395
Houshold
64,06,471
Total Population (As Per Census 2011)
3,12,05,576
Male Population (As Per Census 2011)
1,59,39,443
Female Population (As Per Census 2011)
1,52,66,133
Rural Population (As Per Census 2011)
2,68,07,034
Urban Population (As Per Census 2011)
43,98,542
Sex Ratio (As Per Census 2011)
958
Population Density (As Per Census 2011)
398
Child Population (0 - 6 years) (As Per Census 2011)
46,38,130
Child Sex Ratio (0 - 6 years) (As Per Census 2011)
962
Literacy Rate (As Per Census 2011)
72.19
Literacy Rate (Rural) (As Per Census 2011)
69.34
Literacy Rate (Urban) (As Per Census 2011)
88.47
Male Literacy Rate (As Per Census 2011)
77.85
Male Literacy Rate (Rural) (As Per Census 2011)
75.4
Male Literacy Rate (Urban) (As Per Census 2011)
91.8
Female Literacy Rate (As Per Census 2011)
66.27
Female Literacy Rate (Rural) (As Per Census 2011)
63.0
Female Literacy Rate (Urban) (As Per Census 2011)
84.9
Birth Rate (Per 1000) [2014]
22.4
Death Rate (Per 1000) [2014]
7.2
BPL Population (Tendulkar Methodology) [2011-12]
31.98
Per Capita NSDP at Current Prices (Rs.) [2015-16(Q)]
60,952
Per Capita GSDP at Current Prices (Rs.) [2015-16(Q)]
67,742
Revenue Receipts (Rs. in Lakh) [2016-17 (BE)]
Revenue Receipts
66,17,988
Central Taxes
18,93,828
State Taxes
15,63,430
Non-Tax Revenue (collected by the State)
5,84,652
Grants-in-Aid
25,76,078
Revenue Expenditure (Rs. in Lakh) [2016-17 (BE)]
Revenue Expenditure
62,45,904
General Services
20,11,592
Social and Cummunity Services
29,07,793
Economic Services
12,57,074
Grants-in-Aid and Contribution
69,445
Land Utilisation [Year 2014-15 (P)]
Total Reported Area (in Hectare)
78,43,800
Forest Area (in Hectare)
18,52,676
Area under Non-Agricultural Uses (in Hectare)
24,60,317
Net Area Sown (in Hectare)
28,27,324
Total Cropped Area (in Hectare)
40,82,594
Area under ('000 Hectare) [2015-16(P)]
Rice
2485
Wheat
21
Maize
28
Pulses
142
Total Food Grains
2683
Total Oil Seeds
330
Production of ('000 Tonne) [2015-16 (P)]
Rice
5125
Wheat
34
Maize
87
Total Pulses
108
Total Food Grains
5359
Total Oil Seesds (excluding Coconut)
215
Number of Operational Holding [2010-11]
Marginal (below 1 Hectare)
18,31,115
Small (1.0 to 2.0 Hectare)
4,96,574
Small Medium (2.0 to 4.0 Hectare)
3,03,528
Medium (4.0 to 10.0 Hectare)
84,869
Large (above 10.0 Hectare)
4137
Average Size of Operational Holding (in Hectare)
1.10
Net Irrigated Area (in Hectare)
1,78,651
Gross Irrigated Area (in Hectare)
2,19,016
Production [2015-16]
Milk (Million Litres)
888
Egg (Million Nos.)
474
Meat ('000 Tonnes)
44.81
Veterinary Facilities
Hospitals
22
Dispensaries and Block Dispensaries
436
Key Village Centre
30
Total Area under Fisheries (in Hectare) [2015-16]
2,86,259
River Fisheries (in km) [2015-16]
4,820
Production of Fish Seeds (in Million Nos.) [2015-16]
5,678.39
Production of Fish (in Tonne) [2015-16]
2,94,200
Area under Reserved Forest (in Hectare) [2015-16]
13,97,315.87
Number of National Park
5
Number of Wildlife Sanctuaries
18
Installed Capacity of Generating Plant (in MW) [2015-16]
379.7
Gross Unit Generation (in MU) [2015-16]
1851.10
Energy Requirement (in MU) [2015-16]
7857.00
Availability (MU) of Electricity [2015-16]
7571
% of Village Electrified
88
% of Household Having Electricity
37
Production
Petroleum (Crude) ('000 Tonnes) [2015-16]
4513
Coal ('000 Tonnes)
397
Lime Stone ('000 Tonnes) [2015-16]
442
Natural Gas (MCM) [2015-16]
2903
Registered Factories [2015]
5799
Workers in Registered Factories
2,19,903
Sericulture Villages [2015-16]
11,281
Families Engaged in Sericulture [2015-16]
4,96,901
Production of Silk Yarn ('000 Kg) [2015-16]
2712.8
Tea Gardens (Nos.)
Small Growers
84577
Big Growers
767
Area Under Tea Cultivation (in Hectare)
Small Growers
78,203
Big Growers
2,26,197
Production of Tea ('000 kg)
6,42,180
Total Vehicles on Road [2015-16]
26,66,589
Number of Motor Vehicles per '00 Sq. km of Geographical Area
3400
Number of Motor Vehicles per Lakhs of Population [2015-16]
8547
Number of Post Offices [2015-16]
4011
PWD Road Length (in km)
Surfaced (Blacktopped)
44,862
Un-surfaced
19,316
National Highway
3862.54
State Highway
2530
Total PWD Road Length
44,862
Total Road Length including NH
48,724.54
Railway Route (in km)
Broad Gauge
2400.85
Meter Gauge
41.72
All Scheduled Commercial Banks (reporting)
Total Offices
2177
Total Deposit (Rs. in Crore)
1,03,794
Total Credit (Rs. in Crore)
42,671
Credit Deposit Ratio (%)
41.10
Population Covered per Bank Office ("000 Person)
14
Number of Institution [2015-16]
Lower Primary
40,480
Upper Primary
11,591
High and Higher Secondary
8241
College for General Education
344
Junior College
657
College for Professional Education
Agriculture & Forestry
2
Technology and Engg. College
18
Medical College (Homeo/ Ayurvedic / Dental etc.)
11
Enrolment
Lower Primary
29,25,349
Upper Primary
14,52,778
High and Higher Secondary
11,50,746
Drop Out Ratio
Lower Primary (%)
15.4
Upper Primary (%)
10.5
Civil Hospitals
25
Sub-Divisional Civil Hospitals
13
Primary Health Centres
1014
Community Health Centres
151
Infant Mortality Rate (Per '000)
49
Neo-Natal Mortality Rate (Per '000)
26
Under Five Mortality Rate (Per '000)
66
Number of Co-operative Societies [2014-15]
9222
Number of Job Card Issued (MGNREGA) [2014-15]
45,88,555
Number of Household Provided 100 Days Employment [2015-16]
42,362
Employment Generated (Lakh Mandays)
486.43