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Rajshahi

Area of Rajshahi 18,040.3 km²
Population 20.4 million
Male Population 10,216,530 (50.1%)
Female Population 10,180,489 (49.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +112.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +17.9%
Median Age 25 years old
Male Median Age 25 years old
Female Median Age 24.9 years old
Timezone Bangladesh Standard Time
Rajshahi Division is one of the eight first-level administrative divisions of Bangladesh. Source: Wikipedia

Rajshahi Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 9,587,533 14,161,035 17,293,188 20,396,917
Population Density 531.5 / km² 785.0 / km² 958.6 / km² 1,130 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Rajshahi Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 17.9% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Rajshahi +112.7% +44% +17.9%
Bangladesh +125.9% +51.9% +22.6%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Rajshahi Median Age

Median Age: 25 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Rajshahi 25 years 25 years 24.9 years
Bangladesh 23.2 years 23.1 years 23.3 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Rajshahi Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 1,005,629 976,400 1,982,030
5-9 1,230,179 1,161,747 2,391,927
10-14 1,161,013 1,050,013 2,211,026
15-19 898,035 821,935 1,719,971
20-24 806,331 1,094,539 1,900,871
25-29 925,021 1,084,321 2,009,342
30-34 771,289 837,477 1,608,767
35-39 730,148 770,004 1,500,153
40-44 681,339 629,306 1,310,645
45-49 539,233 472,087 1,011,320
50-54 454,933 389,989 844,922
55-59 299,325 249,923 549,249
60-64 300,997 277,011 578,008
65-69 170,518 155,221 325,739
70-74 171,579 150,978 322,557
75-79 70,614 59,110 129,725
80-84 184 224 408
85 Plus 163 204 368
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Rajshahi Population Density

Population Density: 1,130 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Rajshahi 20.4 million 18,040.3 km² 1,130 / 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

Rajshahi Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 425,190 n/a n/a
100 456,114 0.7% 3,092
200 487,037 0.7% 3,092
300 524,002 0.7% 3,696
400 560,966 0.7% 3,696
500 597,930 0.6% 3,696
600 634,894 0.6% 3,696
700 702,059 1% 6,716
800 769,225 0.9% 6,716
900 860,551 1.1% 9,132
1000 951,877 1% 9,132
1100 988,841 0.4% 3,696
1200 1,025,806 0.4% 3,696
1300 1,026,528 0% 72
1400 1,160,136 1.2% 13,360
1500 1,233,342 0.6% 7,320
1600 1,596,480 2.6% 36,313
1700 1,964,676 2.1% 36,819
1800 2,435,157 2.2% 47,048
1900 3,774,353 4.5% 133,919
1910 4,044,891 7.2% 270,538
1920 4,318,861 6.8% 273,970
1930 4,757,825 10.2% 438,964
1940 5,205,663 9.4% 447,838
1950 5,650,576 8.5% 444,913
1960 7,026,456 24.3% 1,375,880
1970 8,688,820 23.7% 1,662,364
1990 14,161,035 27.7% 2,736,107
2000 17,293,188 22.1% 3,132,153
2020 21,563,217 11.7% 2,135,014
2030 23,507,742 9% 1,944,525
2040 24,761,308 5.3% 1,253,566
2050 25,295,057 2.2% 533,749
2060 25,109,799 -0.7% -185,258
2070 24,406,830 -2.8% -702,969
2080 23,405,501 -4.1% -1,001,329
2090 22,239,866 -5% -1,165,635
2100 21,073,110 -5.2% -1,166,756
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

Rajshahi CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Rajshahi 11,329,385 t 0.56 t 628 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

Rajshahi Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1983 to 2020)

Average High
33.8°C
92.9°F
   Record High Temperature
40.0°C
104.0°F
   Average Precipitation
168.3 mm
6.6 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
10.9 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 High (9.3)
Flood High (10)
Earthquake Medium (5.3)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Rajshahi

Other places in Bangladesh

Place Area Population Population Density
Barisal 11,805 km² 8.6 million 725.8 / km²
Chittagong 32,107.2 km² 31.7 million 988.5 / km²
Dhaka 20,706.6 km² 42.2 million 2,038 / km²
Khulna 22,008.3 km² 17.1 million 777.2 / km²
Mymensingh 10,294 km² 11.7 million 1,141 / km²
Rajshahi 16,709.5 km² 17.9 million 1,071 / km²
Sylhet 12,413.3 km² 11.4 million 916.3 / km²
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