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Chittagong

Area of Chittagong 32,107.2 km²
Population 31.7 million
Male Population 15,560,239 (49%)
Female Population 16,176,957 (51%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +142.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +24.2%
Median Age 20.6 years old
Male Median Age 19.9 years old
Female Median Age 21.3 years old
Timezone Bangladesh Standard Time

Chittagong Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 13,080,789 20,255,617 25,550,901 31,737,260
Population Density 407.4 / km² 630.9 / km² 795.8 / km² 988.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Chittagong Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 24.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Chittagong +142.6% +56.7% +24.2%
Bangladesh +125.9% +51.9% +22.6%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Chittagong Median Age

Median Age: 20.6 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Chittagong 20.6 years 19.9 years 21.3 years
Bangladesh 23.2 years 23.1 years 23.3 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Chittagong Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 1,867,769 1,814,292 3,682,062
5-9 2,269,087 2,156,452 4,425,539
10-14 2,095,103 2,008,937 4,104,041
15-19 1,573,787 1,657,764 3,231,552
20-24 1,267,967 1,703,370 2,971,338
25-29 1,226,962 1,552,047 2,779,010
30-34 958,941 1,108,138 2,067,080
35-39 884,708 990,266 1,874,974
40-44 788,988 803,778 1,592,767
45-49 627,953 619,511 1,247,465
50-54 570,858 544,834 1,115,692
55-59 378,245 322,228 700,474
60-64 437,879 397,985 835,865
65-69 241,521 194,232 435,753
70-74 264,149 223,303 487,453
75-79 106,129 79,565 185,695
80-84 95 127 223
85 Plus 95 127 223
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Chittagong Population Density

Population Density: 988.5 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Chittagong 31.7 million 32,107.2 km² 988.5 / km²
Bangladesh 161.0 million 144,082.5 km² 1,117 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Chittagong Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 200 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
200 660,480 n/a n/a
300 711,225 0.7% 5,074
400 761,969 0.7% 5,074
500 812,714 0.6% 5,074
600 863,459 0.6% 5,074
700 956,356 1% 9,289
800 1,049,254 0.9% 9,289
900 1,175,873 1.1% 12,661
1000 1,302,493 1% 12,662
1100 1,353,495 0.4% 5,100
1200 1,404,498 0.4% 5,100
1300 1,404,530 0% 3
1400 1,590,454 1.3% 18,592
1500 1,692,072 0.6% 10,161
1600 2,198,326 2.7% 50,625
1700 2,705,255 2.1% 50,692
1800 3,326,523 2.1% 62,126
1900 5,135,768 4.4% 180,924
1910 5,512,972 7.3% 377,204
1920 5,893,558 6.9% 380,586
1930 6,494,514 10.2% 600,956
1940 7,098,359 9.3% 603,845
1950 7,699,795 8.5% 601,436
1960 9,579,891 24.4% 1,880,096
1970 11,851,656 23.7% 2,271,765
1990 20,255,617 30.7% 4,201,980
2000 25,550,901 26.1% 5,295,284
2020 33,486,204 14.5% 3,967,651
2030 36,478,079 8.9% 2,991,875
2040 38,500,192 5.5% 2,022,113
2050 39,489,476 2.6% 989,284
2060 39,426,673 -0.2% -62,803
2070 38,587,371 -2.1% -839,302
2080 37,280,817 -3.4% -1,306,554
2090 35,699,091 -4.2% -1,581,726
2100 34,067,896 -4.6% -1,631,195
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Chittagong CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Chittagong 16,403,275 t 0.52 t 510.9 t/km²
Bangladesh 85,681,867 t 0.53 t 594.7 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Chittagong Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1984 to 2020)

Average High
32.6°C
90.7°F
   Record High Temperature
35.5°C
95.9°F
   Average Precipitation
299.6 mm
11.8 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
12.4 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (9)
Cyclone High (8)
Drought Medium (5.2)
Flood High (10)
Earthquake High (6.2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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