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Table 2 Distribution of slums by population size

From: The 2005 census and mapping of slums in Bangladesh: design, select results and application

Slum Population Size (persons) Dhaka Chittagong Khulna Rajshahi Barisal Sylhet Total
Up to 100 39.0 24.4 45.6 47.7 33.6 58.3 38.5
101–200 22.3 21.5 25.4 28.2 33.3 31.5 24.0
201–300 9.4 12.3 6.3 9.5 12.5 5.9 9.7
301–400 4.9 6.8 4.4 4.2 4.0 1.6 4.9
401–500 3.2 4.0 4.0 1.1 5.4 0.8 3.2
501–1,000 8.4 11.7 7.9 5.0 4.8 1.5 8.1
1,001–2,500 7.3 13.8 4.6 3.4 4.3 0.3 7.4
2,501–5,000 2.8 3.1 0.6 0.6 1.4 0.1 2.3
5,001–10,000 1.6 1.9 1.0 0.2 0.6 0.0 1.3
Above 10,000 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6
Total (%) 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Number of slum cluster 4,966 1,814 520 641 351 756 9,048