Population Problem in Bangladesh

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Bangladesh is a small country on the view to its space but its population are highly increasing than its demand, as a result, govt unable to fulfill people's rights. Moreover, unemployment, illiteracy, child marriage, child labour, imbalance of environment, pollution, corruption, flood etc are highly increasing because of huge of population. Thus, population control is highly essential for Bangladesh. Bangladesh is a country where people don't take precaution and family planning policy. If you look at the rural level you will find every family has more then three child. yes, the people of a country of country is the asset of that country. But there are some important obstacles behind this like if the government can't serve her people. Developing country like Bangladesh should utilize her man power. this is the first & main key to be developed for a country .

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City City population (2008 estimate)[48] Metro population (2008 estimate)[48] Dhaka 7,000,940 12,797,394 Chittagong 2,579,107 3,858,093 Khulna 855,650 1,588,425 Narayanganj 800,000
1,500,000 Rajshahi 472,775 775,495 Sylhet 463,198 - Barisal 210,374 - Rangpur 251,699 – Population:

156,118,464 (July 2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 7

Age structure:

0-14 years: 34.6% (male 27,065,625/female 26,913,961)
15-64 years: 61.4% (male 45,222,182/female 50,537,052)
65 years and over: 4% (male 3,057,255/female 3,254,808) (2010 est.)

Median age:

total: 22.9 years
male: 22.4 years
female: 23.4 years (2010 est.)

Population growth rate:

1.55% (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 79

Birth rate:

23.43 births/1,000 population (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 71

Death rate:

5.81 deaths/1,000 population (July 2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 173

Net migration rate:

-2.12 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 175


urban population: 27% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio:

at birth: 1.04 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.89 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.93 male(s)/female
total population: 0.93 male(s)/female (2010 est.)

Infant mortality rate:

total: 52.54 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 48
male: 55.04 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 49.94 deaths/1,000 live births (2010 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:

total population: 69.44 years
country comparison to the world: 149
male: 67.64 years
female: 71.3 years (2010 est.)

Total fertility rate:

2.65 children born/woman (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 79

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:

less than 0.1% (2001 est.)
country comparison to the world: 139

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:

12,000 (2007 est.)
country comparison to the world: 95

HIV/AIDS - deaths:

fewer than 500 (2007 est.)
country comparison to the world: 82

Major infectious diseases:

degree of risk: high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A and E, and typhoid fever vectorborne diseases: dengue fever and malaria are high risks in some locations water contact disease: leptospirosis

animal contact disease: rabies
note: highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza has been identified in this country; it poses a negligible risk with extremely rare cases possible among US citizens who have close contact with birds (2009)


noun: Bangladeshi(s)
adjective: Bangladeshi

Ethnic groups:

Bengali 98%, other 2% (includes tribal groups, non-Bengali Muslims) (1998)


Muslim 89.5%, Hindu 9.6%, other 0.9% (2004)


Bangla (official, also known as...
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