BANGLADESH

historical demographical data of the administrative division


DIVISIONcapitalsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mic2001pe1996mc1991c1991e1990mc1981c1981c1974c1961c1951c1941c1931c1921c1911c1901codecodecodepos.particularsvariants of the name
source:SB,SPTBBBLBLBLBSBLBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBGLISOFIPS
BarisalBarisal1329751348112,48443,07757,3B1nesplit from Khulna in 1993
ChittagongChittagong463671790223999,323894,029015,228811,429311,023322,018636,213629,711722,011309,09239,08251,07661,06791,0C2se
DhakaDhaka311191201538677,937767,033939,833593,134035,027091,021316,115293,612568,012904,010747,010044,09418,08320,0D3sw
KhulnaKhulna22274860014468,814521,013243,120804,522247,017695,014195,310066,98305,08370,07183,06689,06432,06285,0K4sc
RajshahiRajshahi345131332629993,030125,027499,726667,927412,021804,017331,611850,19338,09302,08435,08271,08044,07532,0R5nw
SylhetSylhet7899,87819,0
TOTAL:Dhaka14757056977123151,2122569,0111455,2109876,9113005,089912,071479,150840,241933,041885,035604,033255,031555,028928,0
further subdivision:source:these anchals (regions) are divided into 64 districts; and those into 477 upazilas or thanas
ANCHALSBthese figures prior to the reorganization of 1993REGION ; before 1985 they were called: zila (district)
CHITTAGONG
BandarbanBandarban45011738231,0224,0180,0171,0CB2ABG04
ChittagongChittagong745728796715,07122,05664,05491,04315,02983,02309,02153,01797,01611,01508,01353,0CC2DBG03se
Chittagong Hill TractsRangamati86793351744,0752,0602,0580,0508,0383,0288,0247,0213,0173,0154,0125,0CT2EBG21se
ComillaComilla659925488207,08925,07103,06881,05819,04389,03792,03860,03056,02696,02455,02139,0CO2FBG05sc
NoakhaliNoakhali546021084626,04951,03938,03816,03234,02383,02274,02217,01707,01473,01303,01143,0CN2OBG13sce
SylhetSylhet1271849106765,07337,05835,05656,04759,03490,03059,02832,02466,02298,02241,02031,0CS2TBG18nc
CHITTAGONG (subtotal:)454141753427288,029311,023322,022595,018635,013628,011722,011309,09239,08251,07661,06791,0
DHAKA
DhakaDhaka7470288413232,012989,010340,010014,07611,05096,04073,04224,03449,03172,02929,02617,0DD3GBG06sw
FaridpurFaridpur688226575424,06179,04918,04764,04060,03179,02710,02650,02163,02030,01958,01781,0DF3IBG08wc
JamalpurJamalpur334912933013,03181,02527,02452,02059,0DJ3JBG12cw
MymensinghMymensingh966837337994,08519,06779,06568,05508,05532,04558,06030,05135,04842,04531,03922,0DM3NBG12cw
TangailTangail340313143002,03167,02527,02444,02078,01487,01227,0DT3UBG19csw
DHAKA (subtotal:)307721188132665,034035,027091,026242,021316,015294,012568,012904,010747,010044,09418,08320,0
KHULNA
BarisalBarisal729928185413,06053,04819,04667,03928,03068,02636,03811,03194,02844,02613,02485,0BB1BBG01nesplit from Khulna division in 1993
JessoreJessore657325384848,05214,04145,04020,03327,02190,01703,01695,01552,01590,01597,01647,0KJ4KBG09wc
KhulnaKhulna1216846985039,05616,04469,04329,03557,02449,02076,01944,01629,01472,01380,01268,0KK4LBG10sc
KushtiaKushtia344013282801,02973,02365,02292,01884,01166,0884,0920,0808,0783,0842,0885,0KU4MBG11cn
PatuakhaliPatuakhali409515812050,02391,01897,01843,01499,01194,01006,0BP1QBG15ecsplit from Khulna division in 1993
KHULNA (subtotal:)335751296320151,022247,017695,017151,014195,010067,08305,08370,07183,06689,06432,06285,0
RAJSHAHI
BograBogra388815013434,03539,02814,02728,02231,01574,01278,01260,01122,01083,01017,0884,0RB5CBG02nw
DinajpurDinajpur656625353983,04153,03300,03200,02571,01710,01355,01336,01236,01220,01168,01126,0RD5HBG07nw
PabnaPabna473218274183,04443,03534,03424,02815,01959,01584,01584,01438,01385,01425,01418,0RP5PBG14c
RajshahiRajshahi945636516594,06834,05440,05270,04268,02881,02205,02198,01993,02028,02000,01902,0RR5RBG16wnw
RangpurRangpur959637048015,08443,06716,06510,05447,03796,02916,02924,02646,02555,02434,02202,0RN5SBG17nw
RAJSHAHI (subtotal:)342381321826209,027412,021804,021132,017332,011920,09338,09302,08435,08271,08044,07532,0
TOTAL:Dhaka14399955596106313,0113005,089912,087120,071478,050909,041933,041885,035604,033255,031555,028928,0
recent subdivision (since 1993?)
ZILADISTRICT
BARISAL
Barguna1832838,0880,0805,0BRG
Barisal27912331,02495,02299,0BRS
Bhola34031676,61693,01532,0BHO
Jhalakhati758696,1755,0694,0JHAJhalokhati
Patuakhali32051444,31428,01323,0PAT
Pirojpur13081126,51192,01104,0PIR
BARISAL (subtotal:)132978112,48443,07757,0BD
CHITTAGONG
Bandarban4479292,9271,0246,0BAN
Brahmanbaria19272365,92491,02268,0BBABrâhman Bâriya
Chandpur17042210,22355,02150,0CHA
Chittagong52836545,16193,05744,0CHIChâttagâm
Comilla30854586,94691,04264,0COMKomîllâ
Cox's Bazar24921757,31667,01502,0COXKoks Bâzâr
Feni9281196,21278,01158,0FEN
Khagrachari2700525,0400,0366,0KHA
Lakshmipur14561479,41517,01391,0LAK
Noakhali26012533,42574,02346,0NOA
Rangamati6116507,2457,0430,0RGM
CHITTAGONG (subtotal:)3277123999,323894,021865,0CD
DHAKA
Dhaka14648575,57434,06164,0DHA
Faridpur20731719,51704,01559,0FAR
Gazipur17412026,21874,01683,0GAZ
Gopalganj14901132,01190,01097,0GOP
Jamalpur20322089,42141,01943,0JAM
Kishorganj26892525,22607,02388,0KISKishoreganj
Madaripur11451137,01206,01106,0MAD
Manikganj13791274,81316,01216,0MAN
Munshiganj9551293,51331,01229,0MUN
Mymensingh43634439,04492,04097,0MYMMaimansingh
Narayanganj7592138,51869,01819,0NYG
Narsingdi11411891,31880,01710,0NSD
Netrakona28101937,71971,01791,0NETNetrokona
Rajbari1119940,4954,0866,0RJB
Shariatpur11811057,21072,0986,0SHA
Sherpur13641246,51301,01179,0SHE
Tangail34143254,03425,03108,0TANTangâyal
DHAKA (subtotal:)3111938677,837767,033941,0DD
KHULNA
Bagerhat39591515,81631,01489,0BAGBâgar Hât
Chuadanga1158987,4921,0843,0CHU
Jessore25672440,72417,02193,0JESJessor
Jhenida19611554,51560,01420,0JHEJhanaydâh
Khulna43952334,32359,02131,0KHU
Kushtia16211713,21716,01562,0KUSKushtiyâ
Magura1049811,2828,0752,0MAG
Meherpur716579,5564,0511,0MEH
Narail990689,0716,0682,0NRANarâl
Satkhira38581843,21809,01660,0SAT
KHULNA (subtotal:)2227414468,814521,013243,0KD
RAJSHAHI
Bogra29202988,63097,02799,0BOGBogorâ
Dinajpur34382617,92615,02371,0DIN
Gaibanda21792118,02258,02041,0GAIGâybândâ, Gaibandah
Jaipur Hat965844,8884,0802,0JAIJoypurhat
Kurigram22961782,31840,01680,0KUR
Lalmonir Hat12421088,91042,0999,0LALLâlmanîr Hât, Lalmonirhat
Naogaon34362377,32486,02251,0NAONaugâon
Nator18961521,41522,01455,0NATNatore
Nawabganj17021419,51357,01231,0NAW
Nilphamari16411550,71544,01416,0NIL
Pabna23712153,92196,02017,0PAB
Panchagarh1405829,4779,0746,0PAN
Rajshahi24072262,52241,01988,0RJS
Rangpur23062534,42498,02271,0RGP
Sirajganj24982707,02607,02374,0SIRSerajganj
Thakurgaon18091196,41159,01059,0THA
RAJSHAHI (subtotal:)3451129993,030125,027500,0RD
SYLHET
Habiganj26371757,31759,01612,0HAB
Maulvi Bazar27991604,01581,01454,0MAUMaulvibazar, Moulvibazar
Sunamganj36701968,71978,01802,0SUN
Sylhet34902569,82501,02282,0SYLSilhat
SYLHET (subtotal:)125967899,87819,07150,0SD
TOTAL:146568123151,2122569,0111456,0

Particulars:
Source "SB" = "Statistical yearbook Bangladesh". In this source the figures of the country's division prior to its independency are published.
File created on 1999-04-26; revised on 2002-06-12; and last modified on 2004-12-03 by Jan Lahmeyer

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