Arunachal Pradesh is a one of the most beautiful tourist destination that introduces beauties of nature, fascinating culture and some mouth-watering cuisine. Initially, it was a Union Territory in 1972 and was part of Assam. Later on in 1987; it became an independent Indian state. Before 1972, the state was popularly known as North East Frontier Agency (NEFA) under British Rule. The region has been the subject of controversy over the sovereignty dispute between India and China. That’s the reason Indian government requires all tourists to get a permit before visiting there.
Geographical Location: It is located in extreme northeastern part of the country and is bordered by the kingdom of Bhutan to the west, the Tibet Autonomous Region of China to the north, Myanmar (Burma) and the Indian state of Nagaland to the south and southeast, and the Indian state of Assam to the south and southwest.
Climate: The climate of Arunachal Pradesh varies with topography and elevation. The foothill zone is subtropical and has a hot and humid climate; High altitude and very high altitude areas have a subtropical highland climate and alpine climate.
Population of Arunachal Pradesh in 2019
To know the population of Arunachal Pradesh in 2019, we’ll have to carefully figure out the population by using the data of past 5 years.
- 2014 – 1.42 Million
- 2015 – 1.49 Million
- 2016 – 1.57 Million
- 2017 – 1.633 Million
- 2018 – 1.6836 Million
Since precise prediction can’t be achieved easily especially when it comes to handling of large and complex data of population, we can try to get an idea of the current year population by thoroughly investigating and analyzing the population from the year 2014 – 18. On a careful analysis, we came to the conclusion that every year the population increases by approximate 0.0506 Million people. Hence, the population of Arunachal Pradesh in 2019 is predicted to be
1.6836 Million + 0.0506 =1.7342 Million.
So, the population of Arunachal Pradesh in the year 2019 as per estimated data will be 1.7342 Million.
Arunachal Pradesh Population 2019 –1.7342 Million (Approximately).
Demography of Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh is home to many recognizable ethnic groups who are related to the peoples of Tibet and Myanmar in some ways or other. There are countless migrants from India and Bangladesh who settled illegally. Every tribe has a distinct dialect. All over the state, the tribal peoples contribute to rural lifestyles and occupations; many are farmers who depend on food by fishing, hunting and gathering forest products.
As per the data from Census 2011, the state possesses 13.84 Lakh people living there, an increase from figure of 10.98 Lakh in 2001 census. Total population of Arunachal Pradesh according to 2011 census is 1,383,727 out of which male and female are 713,912 and 669,815 respectively.
The Education rate has seen a rise of 66.95% in 2011 as compared to that of 2001.The Total number of inhabitants who are literates is said to be 766,005. The number of educated males is 439,868 and females are 326,137.
Population Density and Growth of Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh recorded lowest population density of 17 people per square kilometer when compared to other states in India. Most of the denizens live in the low-lying valleys, with the people from the hill living in scattered upland communities. One can spot only fewer cities.
The total population growth in this decade is 26.03 percent while in previous decade it was 26.21 percent. The state has seen tremendous changes since last two decades and has made a commendable progress.
State Symbols of Arunachal Pradesh
Fun Facts about Arunachal Pradesh
- Arunachal Pradesh is that it literally means “Land of Dawn-lit Mountains” in reference to the beautiful mountains found in the state. It is also known by other names such as Paradise of the Botanist or Orchid state of India.
- Arunachal Pradesh did not gain the title and rights of a state until 20th February 1987, before this it was declared as a union territory on 20th January 1972.
- The largest monastery in India and second largest in the world i.e. Twang Monastery lies in Arunachal Pradesh.
- Dong Valley situated at an elevation of 1,240 meters is the first to receive sunrise in the country.
- Arunachal is the only region inhabited by 26 major tribes and over 100 sub-tribes. The major linguistic enriched region, with over 30 languages spoken in Arunachal.
- Arunachal Pradesh is the largest among the North-eastern states in terms of land area.
- Arunachal is highly protected and a special permit is required for domestic as well as foreign tourists.