Visit Guwahati - Best of Guwahati

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 68 (High)
    • Water Pollution 81.55 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 60.37 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 78.33 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 59.66 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 79.07 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 55.98 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 58.75 (Moderate)
  • 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 56.94 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 42.65 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 36.11 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 82.89 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 47.06 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 42.65 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 73.68 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 40.79 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 36.76 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 48.61 (Moderate)
  • Living in Guwahati - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Guwahati is 122.9 (High)

    • Safety Index 53.44 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 71.86 (High)
    • Pollution Index 79.1 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 36.25 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 21.67 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 70.56 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.46 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 61.19 (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 2.69 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.32 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 43.16 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 32.83 USD

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

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