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GDL Area Database (4.0)

Free Sub-National Development Indicators

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Mean years education of men aged 20+

1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Bangladesh (Asia/Pacific)
Total 4.15 4.19 4.22 4.25 4.28 4.32 4.35 4.38 4.41 4.45 4.48 4.51 4.61 4.70 4.80 4.90 5.00 5.09 5.19 5.26 5.33 5.40 5.55 5.70 5.84 5.99 6.14 6.29
Urban 8.47 8.27 8.06 7.86 7.66 7.45 7.25 7.05 6.84 6.64 6.43 6.23 6.37 6.51 6.65 6.79 6.93 7.07 7.21 7.16 7.10 7.05 7.22 7.39 7.55 7.72 7.89 8.06
Rural 3.62 3.65 3.69 3.72 3.76 3.79 3.83 3.86 3.90 3.93 3.97 4.00 4.07 4.13 4.20 4.27 4.34 4.40 4.47 4.55 4.63 4.71 4.90 5.08 5.27 5.45 5.64 5.83
Poor 3.72 3.74 3.75 3.77 3.79 3.80 3.82 3.84 3.86 3.87 3.89 3.93 3.98 4.02 4.08 4.14 4.19 4.25 4.31 4.37
Nonpoor 9.07 9.01 8.94 8.88 8.82 8.75 8.69 8.63 8.57 8.50 8.44 8.41 8.37 8.34 8.30 8.26 8.21 8.17 8.13 8.09
Lowest 25% 1.68 1.65 1.63 1.60 1.57 1.55 1.52 1.50 1.47 1.44 1.42 1.39 1.47 1.54 1.62 1.69 1.77 1.84 1.92 2.05 2.18 2.31 2.53 2.74 2.96 3.17 3.39 3.61
Second 25% 2.22 2.28 2.34 2.40 2.46 2.52 2.58 2.64 2.70 2.76 2.82 2.88 2.99 3.11 3.22 3.33 3.44 3.56 3.67 3.82 3.98 4.13 4.26 4.39 4.51 4.64 4.77 4.90
Third 25% 3.62 3.73 3.83 3.94 4.05 4.16 4.26 4.37 4.48 4.59 4.69 4.80 4.91 5.01 5.12 5.22 5.33 5.43 5.54 5.63 5.73 5.82 5.98 6.15 6.31 6.48 6.64 6.80
Highest 25% 7.68 7.66 7.65 7.63 7.62 7.60 7.59 7.57 7.56 7.54 7.53 7.51 7.66 7.82 7.97 8.12 8.27 8.43 8.58 8.61 8.63 8.66 8.80 8.94 9.07 9.21 9.35 9.49
Bagerhat, Khulna, Satkhira 4.27 4.33 4.39 4.45 4.51 4.57 4.63 4.70 4.76 4.82 4.88 4.94 5.00 5.05 5.11 5.16 5.22 5.27 5.33 5.32 5.32 5.31 5.66 6.01 6.37 6.72 7.07 7.42
Bandarban, Cox s Bazar 4.21 4.18 4.14 4.11 4.08 4.05 4.01 3.98 3.95 3.92 3.88 3.85 3.83 3.82 3.80 3.78 3.76 3.75 3.73 3.94 4.15 4.36 4.49 4.62 4.74 4.87 5.00 5.13
Barguna, Bhola, Patuakhali 6.69 6.50 6.31 6.12 5.93 5.74 5.55 5.36 5.16 4.97 4.78 4.59 4.66 4.73 4.80 4.88 4.95 5.02 5.09 4.97 4.85 4.73 4.91 5.10 5.28 5.47 5.65 5.83
Barisal, Jhalokati, Pirojpur 4.25 4.31 4.36 4.42 4.48 4.54 4.59 4.65 4.71 4.77 4.82 4.88 4.98 5.09 5.19 5.30 5.40 5.51 5.61 6.05 6.49 6.93 6.85 6.78 6.70 6.63 6.55 6.47
Bogra, Gaibandha, Jaypurhat 4.18 4.20 4.21 4.22 4.23 4.25 4.26 4.27 4.28 4.30 4.31 4.32 4.41 4.51 4.60 4.69 4.78 4.88 4.97 5.12 5.26 5.41 5.55 5.69 5.83 5.97 6.11 6.25
Brahmanbaria, Chandpur, Comilla 4.23 4.26 4.29 4.32 4.35 4.38 4.41 4.45 4.48 4.51 4.54 4.57 4.70 4.83 4.96 5.08 5.21 5.34 5.47 5.52 5.58 5.63 5.75 5.87 5.99 6.11 6.23 6.35
Chittagong 6.27 6.18 6.10 6.01 5.93 5.84 5.76 5.67 5.59 5.50 5.42 5.33 5.47 5.60 5.74 5.87 6.01 6.14 6.28 6.36 6.45 6.53 6.60 6.67 6.75 6.82 6.89 6.96
Chuadanga, Jhenaidah, Kushtia, Meherpur 3.21 3.30 3.38 3.47 3.56 3.64 3.73 3.82 3.90 3.99 4.07 4.16 4.28 4.40 4.52 4.63 4.75 4.87 4.99 4.97 4.96 4.94 5.15 5.36 5.57 5.78 5.99 6.20
Dhaka 8.42 8.27 8.13 7.98 7.83 7.69 7.54 7.40 7.25 7.10 6.96 6.81 6.94 7.08 7.21 7.35 7.48 7.62 7.75 7.62 7.48 7.35 7.50 7.65 7.81 7.96 8.11 8.26
Dinajpur, Nilphamari, Panchagarh, Thakurgaon 3.28 3.39 3.50 3.61 3.72 3.83 3.94 4.05 4.15 4.26 4.37 4.48 4.52 4.57 4.61 4.65 4.69 4.74 4.78 5.06 5.35 5.63 5.75 5.87 6.00 6.12 6.24 6.36
Faridpur, Manikganj, Rajbari 3.74 3.85 3.96 4.07 4.18 4.29 4.40 4.52 4.63 4.74 4.85 4.96 4.84 4.72 4.60 4.48 4.36 4.24 4.12 4.21 4.30 4.39 4.63 4.88 5.12 5.37 5.61 5.85
Feni, Lakshmipur, Noakhali 4.30 4.32 4.33 4.34 4.35 4.37 4.38 4.39 4.40 4.42 4.43 4.44 4.49 4.55 4.60 4.65 4.70 4.76 4.81 4.89 4.98 5.06 5.25 5.44 5.62 5.81 6.00 6.19
Gazipur, Narayanganj, Narsingdi 4.11 4.11 4.11 4.11 4.11 4.11 4.11 4.11 4.10 4.10 4.10 4.10 4.29 4.48 4.67 4.86 5.05 5.24 5.43 5.75 6.06 6.38 6.40 6.42 6.43 6.45 6.47 6.49
Gopalganj, Madaripur, Munshiganj, Shariatpur 3.18 3.34 3.49 3.65 3.81 3.96 4.12 4.28 4.43 4.59 4.74 4.90 4.96 5.01 5.07 5.13 5.19 5.24 5.30 5.37 5.44 5.51 5.51 5.52 5.52 5.53 5.53 5.53
Habiganj, Sunamganj 2.26 2.36 2.45 2.54 2.63 2.73 2.82 2.91 3.00 3.10 3.19 3.28 3.41 3.55 3.68 3.82 3.95 4.09 4.22 3.95 3.68 3.41 3.70 3.98 4.27 4.55 4.84 5.13
Jamalpur, Sherpur, Tangail 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.26 3.26 3.26 3.26 3.26 3.44 3.63 3.81 3.99 4.17 4.36 4.54 4.34 4.13 3.93 4.28 4.63 4.99 5.34 5.69 6.04
Jessore, Magura, Narail 4.26 4.37 4.48 4.59 4.70 4.81 4.92 5.03 5.13 5.24 5.35 5.46 5.47 5.49 5.50 5.51 5.52 5.54 5.55 5.55 5.55 5.55 5.79 6.02 6.26 6.49 6.73 6.97
Khagrachhari, Rangamati (Chattagram) 3.55 3.67 3.79 3.91 4.03 4.15 4.27 4.39 4.50 4.62 4.74 4.86 4.90 4.94 4.98 5.02 5.06 5.10 5.14 5.29 5.44 5.59 5.66 5.72 5.79 5.85 5.92 5.99
Kishoreganj, Mymensingh, Netrakona 3.13 3.16 3.18 3.20 3.22 3.25 3.27 3.29 3.31 3.34 3.36 3.38 3.45 3.53 3.60 3.68 3.75 3.83 3.90 4.02 4.13 4.25 4.41 4.56 4.72 4.87 5.03 5.19
Kurigram, Lalmonirhat, Rangpur 2.83 2.90 2.98 3.05 3.12 3.20 3.27 3.35 3.42 3.49 3.57 3.64 3.78 3.92 4.06 4.19 4.33 4.47 4.61 4.68 4.74 4.81 4.91 5.01 5.11 5.21 5.31 5.41
Maulvibazar, Sylhet 2.98 3.08 3.19 3.29 3.40 3.50 3.61 3.71 3.82 3.92 4.03 4.13 4.26 4.38 4.51 4.64 4.77 4.89 5.02 5.04 5.05 5.07 5.22 5.37 5.51 5.66 5.81 5.96
Naogaon, Nawabganj, Rajshahi 3.94 4.00 4.05 4.10 4.15 4.21 4.26 4.31 4.36 4.42 4.47 4.52 4.55 4.58 4.61 4.64 4.67 4.70 4.73 4.73 4.73 4.73 5.06 5.39 5.72 6.05 6.38 6.71
Natore, Pabna, Sirajganj 2.70 2.82 2.93 3.05 3.17 3.29 3.40 3.52 3.64 3.76 3.87 3.99 4.07 4.14 4.22 4.30 4.38 4.45 4.53 4.70 4.86 5.03 5.15 5.27 5.38 5.50 5.62 5.74