Caste-Religion Wise Assam Population

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Here is Caste and Religion wise population of Assam. Assam is one of the border states of india where assam share majority parts with Bangladesh (neighbor country of india). Since after Bangladesh born (separated from Pakistan) there was almost no boundary wall between assam and Bangladesh. But still assam holds majority of Hindu population.

Caste-Religion Wise Assam Population

Assam Population
As per the census of 2011, total population of Assam is 31 million. Assam shows surprising demographic change, especially in minority population. Ofcourse, for the first time in 2011, after independence, india’s population gone below 80%, but assam showed some interesting and surprising figures. 

As per the census 2011, Assam has now 34% muslim population (by which, assam is 2nd state of india which have largest muslim population after Kashmir). Most of the other state has showed 5-10% growth in muslim population in india but assam surprisingly shown 29% of growth in 2011 census.

Religion Wise Assam Population

  • Hindu :- 61.46%
  • Muslims :- 34.22%
  • Christians :- 3.73%
  • Buddhisiam :- 0.17%
  • Jainism :- 0.08%
  • Sikhism :- 0.06%

Language wise Assam populations

As per language, Assamese still quite popular language in assam, which share almost 53% population. Bengali speaking people are also huge, they share 30% population who speaks Bengali, while National language Hindi is at 3rd place which have just 6.40% share. Bodo is 4th popular language in assam which share 5.29%. Other languages like Nepali, Santali, Oriya, Manipuri,  shares nearly 5% in total.

Politics of assam

Despite huge hindu population, BJP is not even have 10% candidates in assembly house. Congress is ruling assam since last 15 years under CM Tarun Gogai’s Leadership. Other major political parties like AIUDF (Which mostly work for betterment of Bangladeshi muslims), AGP (Assam Gona Parishad), and Bodoland people’s party (which fights for separate bodoland which having 5% population in assam). Assam to go in assembly election this year, lets wait for new government.

Since government of india has not released caste wise population data, we didn’t get it.

Above is schedule caste wise population of each districts of assam. Kaibartta and namasudra have largest Schedule caste population. All other district share 2-3% of schedule caste population.

source :- Census india 2011.


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