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About 11.2pc people ultra poor: BBS

Published : Tuesday, 14 May, 2019 at 12:00 AM  Count : 865

About 11.2 per cent people in Bangladesh are ultra poor while about 21.8 per cent people are poor, according to Bangladesh Statistics Bureau (BBS).
The BBS on Monday said this in its final report on
Household Income and Expenditure Survey project.
Earlier the primary survey report was presented on the 25th International Day for the Eradication of Poverty in the year of 2017, October.  
Krishna Gayan, the Director General of BBS presented the final analysis of the report saying the number of poor people is decreasing across the country. Detailed story on page 13

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