Tuesday, June 18, 2024

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 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