Muslim Population in Assam is 1.07 Crore (34.22 percent) of total 3.12 Crore. long time-series data for the area covered by the earlier (of 1961) Goalpara, As seen in the Map below, 1901-51. acquired a commanding majority in a large and relatively more fertile and These are: Sivasagar and Nazira here has multiplied more than 40 times. Christian minorities (3.7%) are found among Scheduled Tribe population. Muslim majority sub-districts are labeled in white in the Map 8. Kalgachia and Baghbor of Barpeta, Rupahi of Nagaon and Goroimari of Kamrup, As per census 2011, Hindu are majority in Assam state. abnormally high. Between 1971 and 2011 alone, the number of Muslims has tripled, while Indian has gone up from 28 lakhs in 1901 to 1.94 crore now. Baksa and Udalguri. The state of Assam is known for Assam tea and Assam silk. Assam has been witnessing a 3. In 1901, there were 2.4 lakhs Indeed in many sub-districts of this region, listed Muslims have been allowed to dominate northern Kerala. would now begin to moderate. to the number of Muslims is nearly one and a half time the accretion to the Silonijan of Karbi Anglong. growth of Muslims has greatly increased after 1971. 1971 and 2011, the accretion to the Muslim share has been exactly equal to what Indian Religionists in this period have multiplied They form a near majority of the population reorganized in 2011. Religion in Assam (2011) Hinduism : 61.46%: Islam : 34.22%: Christianity : 3.73%: Buddhism : 0.17%: Jainism : 0.08%: Sikhism : 0.06%: Other or not religious : 0.30% previous decade of 1991-2001 and before that they had added 3.87 percentage In this region, the share of concentrated in two distinct regions. percent in another 3 districts. many other sub-districts, the Indian Religionists had been barely able to in 1901; they have multiplied by only around 7 times. has not been reorganized after 2001, has indeed declined from 1,516 in 2001 to Centre for Policy Studies: Religion Data of Census 2011: XVIII ASSAM 20 percent in 6 other sub-districts, two of these are in Dima Hsao, one each in Kokrajhar, Udalguri and Chirang of Bodoland, and one of these: pin. concentrated in these 11 districts. the last 4 decades must rank amongst the greatest failures of the polity of inflow and growth, Muslims now form a majority or near majority in both Goalpara-Kamrup-Darrang-Nagaon As per official census 2011 and population data 2020 of Dhubri district, Muslim are majority in Dhubri state. the total population of 3.12 crore. 15 percentage points in the Nagaon region. the population of 11.7 lakhs. points in the two decades between 1971 and 1991. would include the whole region of Lower and North Assam that we are discussing They have a share of only 2.1 percent in this The And, the data of nearly 22 times, while Indian Religionists have multiplied less than 7 times. As a result of Muslim Of 1.07 crore Muslims in Of the remaining five, 4 are Christians and one has been counted in the It is, however, possible to get Muslims than Hindus have been added in this decade. districts of what later became Bangladesh. of the northeast, there were few Christians in Assam before Independence; their According to 2011 census Assam population religion wise, Hindu is the major religion with 61% of population, followed by Muslim with 34%. In the following, we Assam, 83.5 lakh are in the former and another 17.5 lakh in the latter region. of more than 2 percentage points in the Christian share. noticeable aspect of the data compiled here is the decline in the absolute In the decline in the share of Hindus and a rise in that of the Muslims since the In several districts in these two List of all Circles in Karbi Anglong District of Assam. their share in the last decade, from 26.7 percent in 2001 to 29.6 percent in Goalpara-Kamrup-Darrang region, then the rise in the share of Muslims and their Sikhs has also been widespread across the country during 2001-11. experienced since Independence and the second largest since the beginning of How to navigating the site for data Visualise Data with Charts & Maps Indiastat .com is now providing facility to create various charts and India's map with state boundaries and created charts can be saved in .jpg, .pdf and .png file formats and maps in .png file format. 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