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Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics

National Population Register awaits govt nod, says BBS head

Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics is awaiting permission from the government to implement the National Population Register, director general Mohammad Tajul Islam said on Thursday

National Population Register awaits govt nod, says BBS head

Inflation eases to 5pc in January

The general point-to-point inflation rate eased further last month (January) as it came down to 0.27 percentage point from 5.02 percentage point in January 2021.

Inflation eases to 5pc in January

Household incomes fell by 20pc due to COVID-19: BBS survey

Although the average household income declined by 20 per cent due to COVID-19 fallout, the resumption of economic activities helped bring down the unemployment rate, according to a survey of ...

Household incomes fell by 20pc due to COVID-19: BBS survey

No arsenic contamination survey in 17 years

Around 20 million people in the country drink arsenic-contaminated water. The health directorate does not have updated records on persons affected by arsenic

A farmer bathing in deep tubewell water in Brahmanpara, Cumilla

Transgender to be included as separate gender in national census: BBS

Hijras will be included as a separate gender in the upcoming National Census to begin in January 2021

Participants of an online consultation meeting on ‘Inclusion of Hijra/Transgender community in National Census 2021’

Inflation hits 5.68pc in August: BBS

The general point-to-point inflation rate slightly increased to 5.68 percentage point in August from 5.53 percentage point in the previous month due to rise in food inflation

Retailers at Karwan Bazar, Dhaka

Women entrepreneurs still face hurdles

Women are rapidly jumping onto the entrepreneurship wagon, many in the clothes, cosmetics and such businesses, as well as entering the software, light machinery, furniture and similar industries

Baby Hassan (R) inspects items at BS Apparels, her own enterprise, in Chattogram. A recent photo by Sowrav Das

6th Population and Housing Census next year

The sixth Population and Housing Census (PHC) will be conducted across the country on 2-8 January in 2021 to find out demographic and socio-economic facts to be used for the next course of the ...

6th Population and Housing Census next year

Poverty rate comes down to 20.5pc: BBS

The poverty rate declined to 20.5 per cent in the country at the end of 2018-19 fiscal year from 21.8 per cent in the previous financial year, according to the latest data of Bangladesh Bureau of ...

Poverty rate comes down to 20.5pc: BBS

11.33pc Bangladeshi households ‘absolutely landless’: BBS

The preliminary report of the sixth agricultural census 2019 on Sunday revealed that 11.33 per cent of the households do not possess any land.Jafor Ahmed Khan, project director of agriculture (crops, ...

11.33pc Bangladeshi households ‘absolutely landless’: BBS
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