Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS)

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

Good planning requires accurate data

An economy without an independent source of data is like an aircraft flying without its airspeed sensors.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

Demographic dividend: Are we letting it pass us by?

Bangladesh is wasting its once-in-a-lifetime window of demographic dividend --  the economic growth potential that can result from a peak in working-age people -- due to its inability to create jobs.

July 3, 2022
July 3, 2022

Project to reduce corruption drowns in corruption!

Country needs a National Household Database that works

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

Census extended by seven days for four flood-hit districts

The districts are Sylhet, Sunamganj, Moulvibazar under Sylhet division and Netrokona under Mymensingh division, Md Dilder Hossain, project director of the census, told The Daily Star today.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

Time to prepare for rising losses from natural disasters

Govt must strengthen social protection schemes to help those most vulnerable

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

Women do unpaid domestic work 8 times more than men: BBS

Women spend eightfold more time than men in domestic and care work, said a new survey of the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Inequality contradicts ‘high’ per capita income

“Per capita income is the income that is not seen by mass people but built on a few people.”

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

Bangladesh economy grows 7.25% in FY22: BBS

Bangladesh’s economy has grown 7.25 per cent in the outgoing fiscal year of 2021-22, powered by an expansion of manufacturing activities, according to the provisional data of Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).

June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021

Despite Covid-19 pandemic, average life expectancy of Bangladeshis goes up to 72.8 years

The average life expectancy of Bangladeshis has increased to 72.8 years in 2020, during the outbreak of coronavirus, as compared to 72.6 years in 2019, according to a report of Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).

June 9, 2019
June 9, 2019

River Erosion: Govt plans to allocate Tk 100cr for victims

The government is planning to allocate Tk 100 crore to rehabilitate the victims of river erosion across the country.