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District (Zila) in Bangladesh

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NameNativeStatusPopulation
Census
1991-03-13
Population
Census
2001-01-22
Population
Census
2011-03-15
Sylhetসিলেট জেলাDistrict (Zila)2,153,3012,555,5663,434,188
Balaganjবালাগঞ্জ উপজেলাSubdistrict (Upazila)230,865256,239320,227
Beani Bazarবিয়ানীবাজার উপজেলাSubdistrict (Upazila)181,547210,673253,616
Bishwanathবিশ্বনাথ উপজেলাSubdistrict (Upazila)169,730189,775232,573
Companiganjকোম্পানীগঞ্জ উপজেলাSubdistrict (Upazila)85,169113,784174,029
Dakshin Surma [← Sylhet Sadar]দক্ষিণ সুরমা উপজেলাSubdistrict (Upazila)......253,388
Fenchuganjফেঞ্চুগঞ্জ উপজেলাSubdistrict (Upazila)81,60595,161104,741
Golapganjগোলাপগঞ্জ উপজেলাSubdistrict (Upazila)229,074263,953316,149
Gowainghatগোয়াইনঘাট উপজেলাSubdistrict (Upazila)169,937207,170287,512
Jaintiapurজৈন্তাপুর উপজেলাSubdistrict (Upazila)98,270121,458161,744
Kanaighatকানাইঘাট উপজেলাSubdistrict (Upazila)178,654216,495263,969
Sylhet Sadarসিলেট সদর উপজেলাSubdistrict (Upazila)......829,103
Zakiganjজকিগঞ্জ উপজেলাSubdistrict (Upazila)174,038198,399237,137
BangladeshPeople's Republic106,314,992124,355,263144,043,697

Source: Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (web).

Explanation: Some area figures of city districts are derived from geospatial data.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (C 2011)
males1,726,965
females1,707,223
Age Distribution (C 2011)
0-9 years906,667
10-19 years802,530
20-29 years607,107
30-39 years416,233
40-49 years298,070
50-59 years181,092
60-69 years121,217
70-79 years63,406
80+ years37,866
Marital Status (C 2011)
unmarried1,997,697
married1,315,115
widowed107,205
divorced/separated14,171
Religion (C 2011)
Muslim1,628,915
Hindu333,357
Christian4,308
Literacy (A7+) (C 2011)
yes1,443,581
no1,377,011
Activity Status (A7+) (C 2011)
employed858,712
seeking work39,770
household work793,150
not working1,128,960
Employment Field (C 2011)
agriculture317,788
industry137,041
service403,883

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