Poverty and Inequality

The percentage of population living in poverty: 2000 - 2019
Poverty and Inequality, 2000-2016
The Severity of Poverty, 2010 and 2016
The union level poverty map of Bangladesh, 2005-2016

The incidences of poverty vary across unions and over time.

Mild

Moderate

Severe

Lowest poverty region

Division

Dhaka

Nawabganj

District

Dhaka

0.7

Division

Dhaka

Dhamrai

District

Dhaka

0.9

Division

Dhaka

Gulshan

District

Dhaka

0.4

Division

Sylhet

Companiganj

District

Sylhet

1
Highest poverty region

Division

Chattogram

Thanchi

District

Bandarban

77.8

Division

Rangpur

Charrajibpur

District

Kurigram

79.8

Division

Rangpur

Chilmari

District

Kurigram

73.5

Division

Rangpur

Rowmari

District

Kurigram

76.4