Bangladesh
  • Population
    156,186,882
    [July 2016 est.]
  • Languages
    Bengali (98.8%)
    Other (1.2%)
    [2011 est.]
  • Religions
    Islam (89.1%)
    Hinduism (10.0%)
    Other (0.9%)
    [2013 est.]
  • Ethnicities
    Bengali (98.0%)
    [2011 est.]
    Note: Bangladesh's government recognises 27 ethnic groups under the 2010 Cultural Institution for Small Anthropological Groups Act; other sources estimate there are about 75 ethnic groups; critics of the 2011 census claim that it underestimates the size of Bangladesh's ethnic population.
  • Cultural Dimensions
    Power Distance 80
    Individualism 20
    Masculinity 55
    Uncertainty Avoidance 60
    Long Term Orientation 47
    Indulgence 20
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  • Australians with Bangladeshi Ancestry
    39,566 [2016 census]
Bangladeshi in Australia
  • Population
    41,237
    [2016 census]
    This figure refers to the number of Australian residents that were born in Bangladesh.
  • Average Age
    31
  • Gender
    Female (42.6%)
    Male (57.4%)
  • Religion
    Islam (85.1%)
    Hinduism (6.9%)
    Catholic Christianity (2.2%)
    Not Stated (2.0%)
    Other (3.8%)
  • Ancestry
    Bangladeshi (68.2%)
    Bengali (16.0%)
    Indian (3.1%)
    Not stated (2.8%)
    Other (9.9%)
  • Languages
    Bengali (92.2%)
    English (5.4%)
    Rohingya (0.4%)
    Not stated (0.6%)
    Other (1.5%)
  • English Proficiency
    Well (92.1%)
    Not Well (6.8%)
  • Diaspora
    New South Wales (61.2%)
    Victoria (18.4%)
    Queensland (6.0%)
    Western Australia (5.4%)
  • Arrival to Australia
    Prior to 2001 (26.8%)
    2001-2006 (33.5%)
    2007-2011 (37.1%)
Where do we get our statistics?
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