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Bangladesh Population

Bangladesh is a country in South Asia, borders with India to the west, north, and east, Myanmar to the southeast, and the Bay of Bengal to the south. Bangladesh was East Bengal before it became eastern part of Pakistan which was divided from India in 1947, later forms the sovereign part from Pakistan in 1971. Bangladesh population in 2022 is estimated to be 167.9 million, covers country area of 148,460[7] sq km (57,320 sq mi), ranks ninety-second country by area and the eighth most populous country in the world. Its capital is Dhaka and most populous city, and popular cities are Chittagong, Khulna, Sylhet, Rajshahi, Bogra, Mymensingh, Barisal, Rangpur and Sirajganj. Country code is BGD, Population of Bangladesh in 2021 is estimated as 166.34 million.

Population Indicators
Fertility Rate2.1

Bangladesh Population Indicators
Fertility rate is 2.1 births per woman in 2017.

Below table is the population of Bangladesh from 1960 to 2020:
YearPopulation
196048,013,505
196555,385,114
197064,232,486
197570,066,310
198079,639,498
198590,764,180
1990103,171,957
1995115,169,933
2000127,657,862
2005139,035,505
2010147,575,433
2015156,256,287
2020164,689,383

Bangladesh population in 1960 is 48,013,505, by 1970 the population is increased by 16,218,981 totaling to 64,232,486, by 1980 the population is increased to 79,639,498, and by 1990 the total increase of 103,171,957 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 103,171,957. From 1990 to 2000, population increased to 127,657,862, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Bangladesh increase by 19,917,571 with a change of 15.60 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 17,113,950 with a change of 11.60 percent and make up to 164,689,383.

Source : worldbank

Bangladesh initially in 1971 had four divisions, Chittagong Division, Dhaka Division, Khulna Division and Rajshahi Division. is divided into 8 divisions and further divided into 64 districts.

DivisionCapitalArea (sq km)Population (2011
Barisal DivisionBarisal13,225.208,325,666
Chittagong DivisionChittagong33,908.5529,145,000
Dhaka DivisionDhaka20,593.7436,433,505
Khulna DivisionKhulna22,284.2215,687,759
Mymensingh DivisionMymensingh10,584.0611,370,000
Rajshahi DivisionRajshahi18,153.0818,485,858
Rangpur DivisionRangpur16,184.9915,787,758
Sylhet DivisionSylhet12,635.229,807,000
Padma Division(New)
Meghna Division(New)
Total147,610.00146,968,041


Population Projection

The Bangladesh population projection from 2020 to 2060, According to UN Stats, by 2045 population crosses 200 million and the population in 2060 is estimated as 217 million inhabitants.

YearPopulation (Millions)
2020164.689
2021166.475
2022168.302
2023170.153
2024172.000
2025173.823
2026175.616
2027177.380
2028179.116
2029180.823
2030182.504
2035190.420
2040197.445
2045203.707
2050209.224
2055213.899
2060217.658
Source:UN Population Stats

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