Bangladesh’s total population was 167.1 million in January 2022. Data shows that Bangladesh’s population increased by 1.6 million (+1.0 per cent) between 2021 and 2022. 153,700,000 Muslim Population by Country 2022. Islam is the largest religion in (63 out of 64) districts.
Many people live in remote areas that lack services such as education, health clinics, and adequate roads, particularly road links to markets. An estimated 35 per cent of the population in rural areas lives below the poverty line. They suffer from persistent food insecurity, own no land and assets, are often uneducated, and may also suffer serious illness or disabilities.
Another 29 per cent of the rural population is considered moderately poor. Though they may own a small plot of land and some livestock and generally have enough to eat, their diets lack nutritional value.
The Rohingya are a Muslim ethnic minority group who have lived for centuries in predominantly Buddhist Myanmar – formerly known as Burma. Despite living in Myanmar for many generations, the Rohingya are not recognized as an official ethnic group and have been denied citizenship since 1982, making them the world’s largest stateless population.
The Rohingya have suffered decades of violence, discrimination and persecution in Myanmar. Their largest exodus began in August 2017 after a massive wave of violence broke out in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, forcing more than 700,000 people – half of them children – to seek refuge in Bangladesh. Entire villages were burned to the ground, thousands of families were killed or separated and massive human rights violations were reported.
Two-thirds of people in India live in poverty: 68.8% of the Indian population lives on less than $2 a day. Over 30% even have less than $1.25 per day available- they are considered extremely poor.
This makes the Indian subcontinent one of the poorest countries in the world; women and children, the weakest members of Indian society, suffer the most. 1.4 million children die each year in India before their fifth birthday. India is one of the countries with the highest child mortality rates.
Pneumonia, malaria and diarrheal diseases as well as chronic malnutrition are the most frequent causes of death.
According to UNICEF, about 25% of children in India have no access to education. The current population of India is 1,406,162,001 as of Wednesday, June 8,2022, based on the World meter elaboration of the latest United Nations data. With around 204 million Muslims, India is home to 10.9% of the world’s Muslim population.
After a gradual recovery from the food insecurity and famine of 2011, Somalia’s food security is once again under threat. The situation is worsening in rural areas following consecutive seasons of poor rainfall and low river water levels. These have resulted in near total crop failures, reduced rural employment opportunities, and widespread shortage of water and pasture – with consequent increases in livestock deaths.
The current population of Somalia is 16,746,615 as of Tuesday, June 7, 2022, based on World meter elaboration of the latest United Nations data. More than 99 percent of the population is Muslim.
Somalia has a poverty rate of 73%, according to UNDP statistics.
The country has 70% of its population under the age of 30 with a wide range of social, economic and political challenges facing this young population. Youth unemployment rate is 67%, one of the highest in the world.