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  • 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.

  • Inequality at all-time high

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi once said that growth that is not inclusive is not meaningful but just economic figures. And this proclamation seems to be gradually becoming relevant for Bangladesh.

  • Poverty declining at a slower pace

    Poverty continues to decline but at a slower pace since 2010 though the country has recorded more than 6.5 percent economic growth annually during the period, according to Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics data.

  • Understanding the rise in divorce in Bangladesh

    A divorce takes place every hour in Dhaka. This was one of the startling findings in an exclusive report published by Prothom Alo recently. The report states that in the last seven years, the divorce rate application has increased by a massive 34 percent throughout the country according to data compiled by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).

  • Employment in industrial sector down

    According to the latest Labour Force Survey by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), employment in the industrial sector for the current fiscal added a mere 300,000 people over the last seven years (an average of 42,857 jobs per year).

  • Bangladesh and World Bank's Financing Deal

    WB gives $15m for stats division

    The World Bank (WB) approves a USD15 million financing to help Bangladesh produce timely and quality statistics.

  • 14 lakh new jobs created in 1.5yrs: BBS

    A total of 14 lakh new jobs have been created in the country since 2015, a survey of Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) reveals. According to the survey, total labour force has increased by 4.2 percent in the same time.

  • Bangladesh ahead of India in nutrition monitoring

    Bangladesh performed better in conducting regular surveys on the nutritional status of respective population compared to India, reports the Times of India.