Literacy in the country has increased to 74.66 percent, up from 51.77 percent in 2011.
The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) released the sixth Population and Housing Census report on Wednesday.
According to the survey, men have a literacy rate of 76.56 percent and women have a literacy rate of 72.82 percent.
The country’s population has grown to 16,51,58,616 people. It was 14,40,43,697 11 years ago. In 11 years, the population has grown by 2,11,14,919 people.