Geographical Location
Latitude
24o N - 28o N
Longitude
90o E - 96o E
Assam 2015
Geographical Area (Sq. km)
78,438
Average Rainfall (mm)
1,861.6
Districts [Year 2016]
33
Sub-Divisions [Year 2016]
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) [2013]
22.4
Death Rate (Per 1000) [2013]
7.8
BPL Population (Tendulkar Methodology) [2011-12]
31.98
Per Capita NSDP at Current Prices (Rs.)
53,618
Per Capita GSDP at Current Prices (Rs.)
59,718
Revenue Receipts (Rs. in Lakh)
Revenue Receipts
57,06,410
Central Taxes
16,66,730
State Taxes
12,89,240
Non-Tax Revenue (collected by the State)
4,32,587
Grants-in-Aid
23,17,853
Revenue Expenditure (Rs. in Lakh)
Revenue Expenditure
51,56,285
General Services
15,28,275
Social and Cummunity Services
22,35,948
Economic Services
10,22,410
Grants-in-Aid and Contribution
3,69,652
Land Utilisation [Year 2012-13]
Total Reported Area (in Hectare)
78,43,800
Forest Area (in Hectare)
18,55,165
Area under Non-Agricultural Uses (in Hectare)
24,59,320
Net Area Sown (in Hectare)
28,08,526
Total Cropped Area (in Hectare)
40,75,871
Area under ('000 Hectare) [2014-15]
Rice
2495
Wheat
24
Maize
28
Pulses
148
Total Food Grains
2700
Total Oil Seeds
328
Production of ('000 Tonne) [2014-15]
Rice
5223
Wheat
29
Maize
93
Total Pulses
111
Total Food Grains
5459
Total Oil Seesds (excluding Coconut)
206
Number of Operational Holding
Marginal (below 1 Hectare)
18,31,115
Small (1.0 to 2.0 Hectare)
4,96,574
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
Milk (Million Litres)
873
Egg (Million Nos.)
473
Meat ('000 Tonnes)
42.54
Veterinary Facilities
Hospitals
22
Dispensaries and Block Dispensaries
436
Key Village Centre
30
Total Area under Fisheries (in Hectare) [2014-15]
5017
River Fisheries (in km) [2014-15]
4,820
Production of Fish Seeds (in Million Nos.) [2014-15]
4,582.75
Production of Fish (in Tonne) [2014-15]
2,82,700
Area under Reserved Forest (in Hectare) [2014-15]
13,97,315.87
Number of National Park
5
Number of Wildlife Sanctuaries
18
Installed Capacity of Generating Plant (in MW) [2014-15]
379.7
Gross Unit Generation (in MU) [2014-15]
1894.656
Energy Requirement (in MU) [2014-15]
9104.8
Availability (MU) of Electricity [2014-15]
7165.67
% of Village Electrified
88
% of Household Having Electricity
37
Production
Petroleum (Crude) ('000 Tonnes)
4466
Coal ('000 Tonnes)
767
Lime Stone ('000 Tonnes)
665
Natural Gas (MCM)
2732
Registered Factories
5537
Workers in Registered Factories
2,10,119
Sericulture Villages [2014-15]
11,281
Families Engaged in Sericulture
1,55,546
Production of Silk Yarn (in MT)
2497.4
Small Growers
82805
Big Growers
761
Small Growers
83880
Big Growers
2,32,529
Production of Tea in 2014 ('000 kg)
6,10,970
Tea Sold in Guwahati Tea Auction Centre in 2014(in Million kg)
167.22
Total Vehicles on Road
2384576
Number of Motor Vehicles per '00 Sq. km of Geographical Area
3248
Number of Motor Vehicles per Lakhs of Population
8163
Number of Post Offices
4012
PWD Road Length (in km)
Surfaced (Blacktopped)
23,948
Un-surfaced
20,914
National Highway
3834.68
State Highway
2530
Total PWD Road Length
44,862
Total Road Length including NH
48,696.68
Railway Route (in km)
Broad Gauge
2091.81
Meter Gauge
379.31
All Scheduled Commercial Banks (reporting)
Total Offices
2047
Total Deposit (Rs. in Crore)
97,378.46
Total Credit (Rs. in Crore)
35,911.27
Credit Deposit Ratio (%)
36.88
Population Covered per Bank Office ("000 Person)
15
Number of Institution
Lower Primary
40,444
Upper Primary
11,460
High and Higher Secondary
6823
College for General Education
400
Junior College
466
College for Professional Education
Agriculture & Forestry
2
Technology and Engg. College
18
Medical College (Homeo/ Ayurvedic / Dental / Pharmarcy / Nursing)
23
Enrolment
Lower Primary
31,84,037
Upper Primary
15,71,129
High and Higher Secondary
10,25,059
Gross Enrolment Ratio in Govt. / Prov.
Lower Primary (%)
98.5
Upper Primary (%)
98
Drop Out Ratio
Lower Primary (%)
7.4
Upper Primary (%)
7.1
Government Hospitals
25
Sub-Divisional Civil Hospitals
13
Primary Health Centres
1014
Community Health Centres
151
Infant Mortality Rate (Per '000)
54
Neo-Natal Mortality Rate (Per '000)
27
Under Five Mortality Rate (Per '000)
73
Number of Co-operative Societies
8835
Number of Job Card Issued (MGNREGA)
41,83,913
Number of Household Provided 100 Days Employment
10,241
Employment Generated (Lakh Mandays)
208.17