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Sylhet District

Area of Sylhet District 3,410.4 km²
Population 4.0 million
Male Population 2,036,947 (50.3%)
Female Population 2,011,591 (49.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +322.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +52.6%
Median Age 19.9 years old
Male Median Age 19.6 years old
Female Median Age 20.2 years old
Timezone Bangladesh Standard Time

Sylhet District Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 957,703 1,830,764 2,653,215 4,048,526
Population Density 280.8 / km² 536.8 / km² 778.0 / km² 1,187 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Sylhet Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 52.6% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Sylhet District +322.7% +121.1% +52.6%
Sylhet +212.1% +83.7% +36.7%
Bangladesh +125.9% +51.9% +22.6%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Sylhet District Median Age

Median Age: 19.9 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Sylhet District 19.9 years 19.6 years 20.2 years
Sylhet 19.9 years 19.3 years 20.5 years
Bangladesh 23.2 years 23.1 years 23.3 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Sylhet District Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 252,118 245,377 497,496
5-9 296,668 284,887 581,555
10-14 266,514 252,183 518,698
15-19 221,191 215,920 437,112
20-24 184,070 194,860 378,930
25-29 163,710 181,597 345,307
30-34 123,128 138,221 261,349
35-39 114,172 121,270 235,443
40-44 104,294 102,476 206,771
45-49 76,343 72,707 149,051
50-54 71,926 65,805 137,731
55-59 43,530 34,975 78,505
60-64 52,594 46,724 99,319
65-69 25,441 19,988 45,429
70-74 30,348 26,040 56,388
75-79 10,797 8,445 19,243
80-84 57 65 122
85 Plus 45 53 98
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Sylhet District Population Density

Population Density: 1,187 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Sylhet District 4.0 million 3,410.4 km² 1,187 / km²
Sylhet 11.4 million 12,413.3 km² 916.3 / 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

Sylhet District Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 900 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
900 84,163 n/a n/a
1000 93,130 1% 896
1100 96,749 0.4% 361
1200 100,369 0.4% 362
1300 100,423 0% 5
1400 113,549 1.2% 1,312
1500 120,733 0.6% 718
1600 156,438 2.6% 3,570
1700 192,523 2.1% 3,608
1800 239,277 2.2% 4,675
1900 372,171 4.5% 13,289
1910 398,775 7.1% 26,604
1920 427,117 7.1% 28,342
1930 471,603 10.4% 44,486
1940 516,601 9.5% 44,998
1950 561,764 8.7% 45,163
1960 699,571 24.5% 137,807
1970 866,809 23.9% 167,238
1990 1,830,764 45.3% 481,977
2000 2,653,215 44.9% 822,451
2020 4,280,041 27% 813,413
2030 4,676,705 9.3% 396,664
2040 4,949,158 5.8% 272,453
2050 5,087,815 2.8% 138,657
2060 5,088,314 0% 499
2070 4,985,271 -2% -103,043
2080 4,818,803 -3.3% -166,468
2090 4,614,025 -4.2% -204,778
2100 4,401,583 -4.6% -212,442
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

Sylhet District CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Sylhet District 2,247,276 t 0.56 t 658.9 t/km²
Sylhet 6,038,924 t 0.53 t 486.5 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

Top places in Sylhet District

Other places in Sylhet

Place Area Population Population Density
Habiganj 2,576.9 km² 2.3 million 908.7 / km²
Maulvibazar 2,709.3 km² 2.2 million 808.0 / km²
Sunamganj 3,716.7 km² 2.8 million 752.1 / km²
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