At a glance    
Area
: 83,743 sq km
Geographical Location
: Situated between latitude 26 ° 30' N to 29 ° 30 ' N & longitude 91 ° 30' E to 97 ° 30' E
Capital
: Itanagar
Population
: 13,82,611 (2011 Census) (3.03% of population of Northeast)
Growth of Population :

25.9 % (2001-2011)

Density of Population (2011Census) :

17 (National Average: 382)

Sex Ratio (2011 Census)
: 920 females to 1000 males  ( National figure: 940 females to 1000 males)

Child Sex Ratio (Age Group 0-6)

:

960 (2011 Census)

Proportion of Child Population (Age group 0-6)

:

14.7 % (2011 Census)

Per Capita income (in Rs) (2009-10)
: 39,679 (National Average: Rs. 33,731 )

Net State Domestic Product (Rs. in crore) (2011-12)

: 8691 (National Average: 74,10,578)

Per Capita GSDP (2009-10)

:

Rs 48662 (National Average: Rs. 46117 )

Population Below Poverty Line (2009-10)
: 25.9% (National Average: 29.8%)
Literacy Rate (2011)
: 67.0% (National Average: 74%)

Male Literacy (2011)

:

73.7% (National Average: 82.14%)

Female Literacy (2011)

:

59.6% (National Average: 65.5%)

State Bird
: Hornbill
State Animal
: Mithun (Bos Frontails)
State Flower
: Rhynchostylis Retusa (Fox tail orchid)
No. of Districts
: (16) Tawang, West Kameng, East Kameng, Papumpare, Lower Subansiri, Upper Subansiri, East Siang, West Siang, Upper Siang, Upper Dibang Valley, Lower Dibang Valley, Lohit, Changlang, Tirap, Kurung Kumey, Anjaw.
Major Towns
: Itanagar, Naharlagun, Tawang, Bomdila, Rupa, Bhalukpong, Seppa, Ziro, Daporijo, Along, Pasighat, Yingkiong, Roing, Tezu, Namsai, Khonsa.

Source:

  • censusindia.gov.in
  • Directorate of Economic & Statistics of respective State Governments, and for All-India -Central Statistics Office
  • Economic Survey of Assam, 2007-08,
  • NEDFI Databank
  • Economic Survey of India 2008-09