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Assam has lowest life expectancy (63.9 years) in India

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Assam has the lowest life expectancy in India (63.9 years), while the national average is 67.9 years. Population density is higher than the national average. 398 people per square kilometer. The national average is 368 people per square kilometer. From 2001 to 2011, Assam’s population increased by 17.06%.

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The recent Economic Survey, Assam 2022-23 report revealed intriguing data about Assam’s population growth, life expectancy, population density, and population migration. According to a report presented to the Assam Legislative Assembly during the ongoing Budget session, life expectancy at birth in the state is the lowest in the country, while Assam’s population density is higher than the national average.

 

According to the Economic Survey report, Assam has the lowest life expectancy at birth in the country, at 63.9 years, while the national average is 67.9 years. According to sources, despite the Assam Government’s emphasis on the health sector and the steps taken to provide healthcare and improve people’s access to medical services, Assam’s life expectancy at birth was lower than the national average. Kerala has the highest birth-age life expectancy (74.9 years).

However, Assam’s population has grown. During the decade from 2001 to 2011, Assam’s population increased by 17.06%. In terms of population density, the state ranks fifth in the country (total population per sq km). In 2001, the population density of Assam was 340 people per square km. In 2011, it increased to 398 people per square kilometre. This was higher than the national average of 368 people per square kilometre in 2011. According to these figures, Assam has 58 more people per square kilometre than it did a decade ago.

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