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Dhaka District

Area of Dhaka District 1,465 km²
Population 14.3 million
Male Population 7,790,157 (54.4%)
Female Population 6,516,861 (45.6%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +420.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +64.6%
Median Age 24.9 years old
Male Median Age 25.9 years old
Female Median Age 23.6 years old
Timezone Bangladesh Standard Time

Dhaka District Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 2,747,929 5,708,324 8,693,582 14,307,018
Population Density 1,875 / km² 3,896 / km² 5,934 / km² 9,766 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Dhaka Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 64.6% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Dhaka District +420.6% +150.6% +64.6%
Dhaka +188.7% +80.9% +37.4%
Bangladesh +125.9% +51.9% +22.6%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Dhaka District Median Age

Median Age: 24.9 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Dhaka District 24.9 years 25.9 years 23.6 years
Dhaka 24 years 24.5 years 23.4 years
Bangladesh 23.2 years 23.1 years 23.3 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Dhaka District Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 608,764 586,645 1,195,409
5-9 682,459 645,504 1,327,964
10-14 715,108 672,044 1,387,152
15-19 763,880 709,099 1,472,980
20-24 953,119 899,869 1,852,988
25-29 1,000,375 815,228 1,815,604
30-34 753,222 554,068 1,307,290
35-39 624,101 459,570 1,083,671
40-44 506,726 354,614 861,340
45-49 359,993 253,950 613,943
50-54 293,208 203,131 496,340
55-59 178,595 113,870 292,465
60-64 169,867 118,162 288,029
65-69 80,205 55,597 135,803
70-74 73,738 54,925 128,664
75-79 26,797 20,588 47,385
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Dhaka District Population Density

Population Density: 9,766 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Dhaka District 14.3 million 1,465 km² 9,766 / km²
Dhaka 42.2 million 20,706.6 km² 2,038 / 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

Dhaka District Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1600 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1600 371,565 n/a n/a
1700 457,310 2.1% 8,574
1800 621,378 3.1% 16,406
1900 1,037,262 5.3% 41,588
1910 1,120,804 8.1% 83,542
1920 1,205,198 7.5% 84,394
1930 1,335,824 10.8% 130,626
1940 1,467,790 9.9% 131,966
1950 1,601,033 9.1% 133,243
1960 1,999,861 24.9% 398,828
1970 2,484,516 24.2% 484,655
1990 5,708,324 51.6% 1,611,904
2000 8,693,582 52.3% 2,985,258
2020 15,030,716 31.5% 3,168,567
2030 16,511,151 9.8% 1,480,435
2040 17,852,062 8.1% 1,340,911
2050 18,950,887 6.2% 1,098,825
2060 19,713,317 4% 762,430
2070 20,147,712 2.2% 434,395
2080 20,308,953 0.8% 161,241
2090 20,243,867 -0.3% -65,086
2100 19,996,942 -1.2% -246,925
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

Dhaka District CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Dhaka District 10,424,136 t 0.73 t 7,115 t/km²
Dhaka 23,948,244 t 0.57 t 1,156 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

Dhaka Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1985 to 2020)

Average High
33.5°C
92.3°F
   Record High Temperature
36.9°C
98.4°F
   Average Precipitation
190.9 mm
7.5 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
12.5 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
Drought Medium (4)
Flood High (10)
Earthquake Medium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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Gazipur 1,750.9 km² 4.8 million 2,744 / km²
Gopalganj 1,490.5 km² 1.2 million 809.5 / km²
Kishoreganj 2,687.9 km² 3.4 million 1,275 / km²
Madaripur 1,283.5 km² 1.4 million 1,122 / km²
Manikganj 1,408.9 km² 1.5 million 1,093 / km²
Munshiganj 970.4 km² 1.6 million 1,668 / km²
Narayanganj 746.8 km² 3.3 million 4,415 / km²
Narsingdi 1,074 km² 2.3 million 2,133 / km²
Rajbari 1,180.1 km² 1.1 million 973.5 / km²
Shariatpur 1,249.6 km² 1.2 million 976.2 / km²
Tangail 3,344.2 km² 3.9 million 1,152 / km²
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