The estimated total at a census taken in 1901 was only 2000.
The census of 1897 revealed in several provinces a remarkably low proportion of men to women.
In the census of 1901 the total Ahom population in Assam was returned at 178,049.
See Sir Richard Temple, The Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Indian Census, 1901); C. B.
The rate of increase since the previous census was 1.5% per annum, varying from 0.31 in Victoria to 2 06 in New South Wales and 6.9 in Western Australia.