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Atwari - General Statistics

Union, Mouza and Village Characteristics: Atwari consists of 6 unions, 61 mauzas and 64 villages. The average population size of each union, mauza and village are 19,156, 1,884 and 1,796 respectively.

The distribution of mauzas by the size class of households.

House holds

No. of mauza

Difference

2001

1991

1 50

3

3

0

51 200

12

21

(-) 9

2001 400

19

17

(+) 2

401 600

10

11

(-) 1

601 & above

17

9

(+) 8

* The modal size class is 201-400 households.

 

The distribution of villages by the size class of population.

Population

No. of Villages

Difference

2001

1991

Up to 250

3

3

0

251 750

12

13

(-) 1

751 1500  

17

20

(-) 3

1501 2500

16

14

(+) 2

2501 & above

16

14

(+) 2

* The modal size class is 751-1500 persons.

 

Housing: In Atwari, there are 25,939 households. Housing condition of Atwari is predominantly kacha. It is found in the table that 0.52% households live in jhupri houses, 93.45% households live in kacha houses, 4.91% households live in semi-paka houses & the remaining 1.12% households live in paka houses in Atwari.

Locality

Total

Households by Type of structure

Jhupri

Kacha

Semi-Paka

Paka

Thana

100.00

0.52

93.45

4.91

1.12

Rural

100.00

0.54

94.15

4.38

0.93

Urban

100.00

0.27

86.10

10.50

3.13

Housing condition of urban area is slightly improved. In urban area 3.13% households live in paka houses, 10.50% households live in semi-paka houses, 86.10% households live in kacha houses and 0.27% live in jhupri houses as against 0.93% in paka, 4.38% in semi-paka, 94.15% in kacha and the remaining 0.54% live in jhupri houses respectively in rural area.

Distribution of households by type shows that there are 99.58% dwelling units, 0.19% institutional and 0.23% other units. The average household size (dwelling) for Atwari is 4.4 persons. For both the rural and urban areas the size is also same i.e. 4.4.

Source of Drinking Water: In Atwari 93.02% dwelling households drink tube-well water, 0.44% drink tap water, 0.67% drink deep tube-well water, 0.31% drink pond water and the remaining 5.57% dwelling households drink water from other sources.

Sanitation: Atwari has 29.55% of dwelling households have sanitary latrines with 28.23% in rural area and 43.74% in urban area. A total of 7.45% of the households have non-sanitary latrines with 7.88% in rural area and 2.86% in urban area. In Atwari 63.00% of the households have no toilet facility.

Access to Electricity: All the six unions of the Atwari have been brought under Rural Electrification Program. However, a total of 11.16% of the dwelling households reported to have electricity connection in the entire area.

[Source: Banglapedia, bbs.gov.bd]