Population problem, like energy crisis, is one of the most talked of topics of the world these days. It is the burning question of Bangladesh. In fact, it can be termed as the number one problem of the country.population of a country is a great asset this becomes unusually big in relation to the ability of food production of the world. Population problem of Bangladesh.
Now the world has a population of about five hundred crores. The population of The world is increasing day by day. It is creating any problem.
Population of Bangladesh
Bangladesh is the most densely populated country in the world. It is a small country of 55598 square miles. But it has a population over.120 million about 1500-1600 people live in one square mile.
Every year more than two million people are being added to our population. The problem is now out of control. It has now come to the position of the explosion. Population problem of Bangladesh.
When it became a problem
Thought the population of a country is an asset, it becomes a problem when the country cannot afford to give people the basic necessaries of life. Food, clothing, education, medicine, and shelter are the basic necessaries of life. The agriculture of our country is still in the primitive. So the production of food crops is very low. Moreover, every year natural causes of the rapid growth of the population. Nowadays owing to the better explosion of medical facilities and improvement of the standard of living The death rate has gone down.
Much but on the other hand the birth rate is on the constant increase. Early marriage and illiteracy rat are two important causes of the growth of the population. The population of our country is increasing at an alarming rate. The rate of growth is about 2.30% every year. The wealth of The country is still limited. So with the growth of the population, the want of the country is increasing. If the population of the country increases at present rate.the population of The country will be doubled within fifteen years. We cannot imagine how to feed so many mouths.
The area of Bangladesh is Too small to support her vast population. As a result, it creates the following problems.
Population in Bangladesh is increasing by geometrical progression. But agriculture production is increasing by arithmetical pretrial. The production of food cannot keep pace with our increasing people. So there is the shortest of food in our country. Every year a large quantity of food is to be imported from abroad.
There are crowds everywhere in buses, trains, bazaars, schools, Colleges ect.people climb on the roof of the buses and trains to travel one to another as there is no room inside. This causes the Accident.
It creates educational problem too.it is a herculean job to get admission in schools and Colleges, FOR twenty seats, there may be two thousand candidates.
In the fields of employment, this conditions are hazardous. For one single vacant post, There will be a thousand candidates. Thousands and thousands of people are out of work in the country.
The area of Bangladesh is Too small to arrange shelter for a large number of population. In our country, some people sleep under the open sky, under the large tree, at Railway Station.
“Health is wealth “, but our people are suffering from many diseases. Many children in our country are blind because they do not get enough nutrition. Our children often suffer in diarrhea.
Medical and medicine problem
The large population creates the treatment problems too.there is only one qualified doctor for every 25,000 village people on average. They also do not get proper and sufficient medicine. Day by day the people of our country are becoming very poor.so the gap between the rich and the poor has created a difference which retards the development of the country. The standard of living and per capita income in Bangladesh is the lowest in the world.