Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics
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 ...
6 October 2020, 20:53
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
3 October 2020, 16:10
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
18 September 2020, 16:58
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
1 September 2020, 22:40
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
8 March 2020, 12:59
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 ...
9 January 2020, 18:44
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 ...
18 December 2019, 11:11
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, ...
27 October 2019, 20:43
Bangladesh ranks third in growing rich population
Bangladesh ranks third among the world’s top countries with the fastest millionaire population growth, shows a report published by a US based research organisation, Wealth X.The country’s ...
19 January 2019, 14:06