2001 Bangladesh census

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In 2001, the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, conducted a national census in Bangladesh, ten years after the 1991 census. They recorded data from all of the districts and upazilas and main cities in Bangladesh including statistical data on population size, households, sex and age distribution, marital status, economically active population, literacy and educational attainment, religion, number of children etc.

It was collected from January 23–27, 2001. The 2001 census marked an increase in technology to collect the data, with the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics in population census planning taking the initiative to use an Optical Mark Reader (OMR) for transfer of data from source documents (Census Form), directly to electronic media.[1]


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