Saturday, December 2, 2023

Women outnumber men in Bangladesh’s 16.51cr current population

News Desk : Bangladesh now has 165,158,616 people living there, according to preliminary results from the most recent census. There are 83,347,206 women and 81,712,824 men in the entire population. Up to 113,063,587 of them reside in rural areas, while 52,009,072 do so in urban areas. The population census has revealed that women outnumber ... Read more

Population, housing census from Jun 15

The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) will start conducting the population and housing census from June 15. The sixth survey of the BBS will be weeklong and it will conducted in digital format. Around 3.7 lakh numerators will collect the data countrywide by using 3.95 lakh tablet computers. The authorities will collect data through Computer ... Read more

Population 14.8cr: BIDS

After verifying the fifth census data, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) has said the country’s population primarily stands at 14.8 crore. During the verification BIDS found that 3.97 percent people had been left out in the Population and Housing Census, 2011. This means that around 57 lakh people did not come under the enumeration process ... Read more

Population target stiff

The government’s goal of reducing the country’s population growth rate from 1.39 percent to 1 percent by 2016 is very hard to achieve, say officials and population experts. While the nation observed the World Population Day yesterday, the experts said the acceleration in growth of population seen over the years suggests that the goal set ... Read more