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Guwahati also called Pragjyotishpur earlier, which means city of Eastern Light, is a major city in the state of Assam. The capital of Assam, Dispur is located within the city of Guwahati. The city lies along the south bank of the mighty Brahmaputra with undulating hills, the airport and other small towns on the other side of the city. Guwahati is a major city but its extensive green cover is a haven for rare flora and fauna, which flourish in the city’s environment.

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Facts and Stats for Guwahati*

  • Pollution Statistics in Guwahati

    Know the pollution level of Guwahati before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 75.69 (High)
    • Water Pollution 84.48 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 82.26 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 63.71 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 85.34 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 64.84 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 67.59 (High)
  • Guwahati: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Guwahati for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Guwahati.

    • Burglary and Theft 64.58 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 88.46 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 54.55 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 52.27 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 31.25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 73.08 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 36.54 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 47.73 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 10.42 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.08 (Moderate)
  • Living in Guwahati - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Guwahati is 67.75 (Low)

    • Safety Index 47.58 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 71.33 (High)
    • Pollution Index 86.17 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 115 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 24.26 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 60.42 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.59 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 56 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Guwahati

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Guwahati

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.08 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 44.61 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 34.8 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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