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Boda General Statistics 
 

Items

2001

1991

Growth Rate (%)

Decadal

Annual

Area

In Sq. Km.

349.47

349.47

 

 

In Sq. Mile

134.93

134.93

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Household

Thana

44415

33535

32.44

2.85

Rural

42831

32314

32.55

2.86

Urban

1584

1221

29.73

2.64

 

 

 

 

 

Household Size (Dwelling)

Thana

4.5

5.0

(-) 10.00

(-) 1.05

Rural

4.5

5.0

(-) 10.00

(-) 1.05

Urban

4.3

4.9

(-) 12.24

(-) 1.30

 

 

 

 

 

Population

 

 

 

 

Both Sexes

200693

168258

19.28

1.78

Male

103229

86190

19.77

1.82

Female

97 464

82068

18.76

1.73

Rural

 

 

 

 

Both Sexes

193763

162305

19.38

1.79

Male

99673

83037

20.03

1.84

Female

97464

79268

18.70

1.73

Urban

 

 

 

 

Both Sexes

6930

5953

16.41

1.53

Male

3556

3153

12.78

1.21

Female

3374

2800

20.50

1.88

 

 

 

 

 

DENSITY

 

 

 

 

Per Sq. Km.

574

481

19.33

1.78

Per Sq. Mile

1487

1247

19.25

1.78

 

 

 

 

 

Sex Ratio

Thana

106

105

0.95

0.09

Rural

106

105

0.95

0.09

Urban

105

113

(-) 7.08

(-) 0.73

 

 

 

 

 

literacy (7 Years & Over)

Both Sexes

43.1

29.4

46.60

3.90

Male

48.9

38.2

28.01

2.50

Female

36.9

20.2

82.67

6.21

 

 

 

 

 

School Attendance (5 to 24 years)

Both Sexes

45678

25357

6.06

Male

24411

14738

65.63

5.18

Female

21267

10619

100.27

7.19

 

 

 

 

 

Urban Population (%)

3.45

3.54

(-) 2.54

(-) 0.26

 

 

 

 

 

Geographic unit*

Union

10

10

 

 

Mauza

174

174

 

 

Village*

239

235

 

 

Paurashava

 

 

Ward

 

 

Mahallah

 

 

* Variation is due to new addition.

Union, Mauza and Village Characteristics: The upazila consists of 10 unions, 159 mauzas and 239 Villages. The average population size of each union, mauza and village are 20,069, 1,262 and 840 respectively.

Mauza/Mahallah Distribution: The distribution of mauzas & mahallah by size class of households:

Size Class

Household

No. of Mauza/Mahallah

Difference

2001

1991

RV 1

1 50

3

10

(-) 7

RV 2

51 200

85

89

(-) 4

RV 3

201 400

39

40

(-) 1

RV 4

401 600

16

11

(+) 5

RV 5

601 & above

16

7

(+) 9

The modal size class is 601 & above households

Village Distribution: The distribution of villages by size class of population is shown below:

Size Class

Population

No. of Villages

Difference

2001

1991

V 1

Up to 250

5

16

(-) 11

V 2

251 750

130

144

(-) 14

V 3

751 1500

76

59

(+) 17

V 4

1501 2500

22

12

(+) 10

V 5

2501 & above

6

4

(+) 2

The modal size class is 251 750 persons.

 

Housing and Household Characteristics: In the upazila there are 44,415 households. Distribution of households by type shows that there are 99.65% dwelling units, 0.11% institutional and 0.25% other units.

Household Size: The average household size (dwelling) for the upazila is 4.5 persons. For rural area the size is same i.e. 4.5 and for urban area the size is slightly smaller i.e. 4.3.

Housing: Percentage distributions of main house of the households by type of structure are presented below:

Locality

Total

Main House of the Households by Type of structure

Jhupri

Kacha

Semi- Paka

Paka

Thana

100.00

2.84

92.79

3.58

0.79

Rural

100.00

2.93

93.57

3.00

0.50

Urban

100.00

0.32

71.90

19.32

8.46

Housing condition of Boda upazila is predominantly kacha. It is found in the table that 2.84% households live in jhupri, 92.79% households live in kacha houses, 3.58% households live in semi-paka houses and the remaining 0.79% households live in paka houses in the Upazila. Housing condition of urban area is better. In urban area 8.46% households live in paka houses, 19.32% households live in semi-paka houses, 71.90% households live in kacha houses and 0.32% live in jhupri as against 0.50% in paka, 3.00% in semi-paka, 93.57% in kacha and the remaining 2.93% live in jhupri respectively in rural areas.

Source of Drinking Water: In Boda upazila 81.05% dwelling households drink tube-well water, 0.23% drink tap water, 0.61% drink deep tube-well water, 0.48% drink pond water and the remaining 17.62% dwelling households drink water from other sources.

Sanitation: In the upazila, 28.38% of dwelling households have sanitary latrines with 27.08% in rural area and 64.77% in urban area. A total of 17.80% of the households have non-sanitary latrines with 17.97% in rural area and 12.98% in urban area. In this upazila, 53.82% of the households have no toilet facility.

Access to Electricity: All the ten unions of the upazila have been brought under Rural Electrification Program. However, a total of 7.59% of the dwelling households reported to have electricity connection in the entire upazila.

Ownership of Agricultural Land: In Boda upazila, 59.95% of the dwelling households own and 40.05% do not own agricultural land. Percentage of ownership of agricultural land is 38.16% in urban area as against 60.73% in rural area.

[Source: Bangladesh.gov.bd]