It is the land of breathtakingly beautiful sunrises between skyrocketing mountains, sparkling rivers, lakes, and ample of snow. It is the Arunachal Pradesh; the vast expanse of rolling plains, hills, and beautiful water bodies at the far eastern edge of India. India shows diversity in every aspect, including its population distribution. Arunachal Pradesh is the Indian state with the least population density, with just over 13 lacs of people living in the vast area of over 80,000 kilometers square. The population density of Arunachal Pradesh is even less than 20 people per kilometer square of area, according to Arunachal census of 2011. Population growth rate is more than 25% here, but has shown decrement since the last census. Capital
Itanagar has been the capital of Arunachal Pradesh since 20th April 1974. Itanagar is situated at the foothills. The township is situated at 350 metres above mean sea level. It comes administratively under Papumpare district. The Nishis or Nishings is the major tribe in Itanagar area. However, Itanagar can be called as mini India, as people from all over the country, live here in harmony. As a capital town, Itanagar is well connected with the rest of the country by road and air communications. Pawan Hans provides helicopter service between Guwahati and Naharlagun(Itanagar). Deluxe buses are available from Guwahati.Arunachal Pradesh Population 2011As per details from Census 2011, Arunachal Pradesh has population of 13.82 Lakh, an increase from figure of 10.98 Lakh in 2001 census. Total population of Arunachal Pradesh as per 2011 census is 1,382,611 of which male and female are 720,232 and 662,379 respectively. In 2001, total population was 1,097,968 in which males were 579,941 while females were 518,027.Arunachal Pradesh Population Growth RateThe total population growth in this decade was 25.92 percent while in previous decade it was 26.21 percent. The population of Arunachal Pradesh forms 0.11 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 0.11 percent.
Arunachal Pradesh Literacy Rate 2011Literacy rate in Arunachal Pradesh has seen upward trend and is 66.95 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 73.69 percent while female literacy is at 59.57 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Arunachal Pradesh stood at 54.34 percent of which male and female were 65.43 percent and 40.23 percent literate respectively.
Arunachal Pradesh Density 2011Total area of Arunachal Pradesh is 83,743 sq. km. Density of Arunachal Pradesh is 17 per sq km which is lower than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of Arunachal Pradesh was 13 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km. -------------------------------------------------
Arunachal Pradesh Rural Population 2011Of the total population of Arunachal Pradesh state, around 77.33 percent live in the villages of rural areas. In actual numbers, males and females were 554,304 and 514,861 respectively. Total population of rural areas of Arunachal Pradesh state was 1,069,165. The population growth rate recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 22.88%.
In rural regions of Arunachal Pradesh state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 929 while same for the child (0-6 age) was 964 girls per 1000 boys. In Arunachal Pradesh, 164,617 children (0-6) live in rural areas. Child population forms 15.40 percent of total rural population.
In rural areas of Arunachal Pradesh, literacy rate for males and female stood at 68.79 % and 53.78 %. Average literacy rate in Arunachal Pradesh for rural areas was 61.59 percent. Total literates in rural areas were 557,105AreaArunachal Pradesh is said to possess the largest area among the states in the North Eastern part of India.Arunachal Pradesh area holds the Shivalik ranges, along with a number of rivers and streams flowing through this region. * Lower Dibang Valley * Lower Subansiri *...