The previous agricultural censuses were organized in 1960, 1977, and 1983/84. The 1977 census was previously planned to be taken in 1970 and all preparations were completed, but due to the war the field work took place only in 1977.
Kind of Data
Census/enumeration data [cen]
Unit of Analysis
Agricultural holders /Farm households
Producers and sponsors
Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS)
Dates of Data Collection
Data Collection Mode
Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics
Two questionnaires were used:
1. Schedule I – A short questionnaire containing major items,
2. Schedule II – A detailed questionnaire containing supplementary information on some of the items from Schedule I, such as information on crop sharing, storage facilities, population and employment, etc.