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Women live longer than men in Bangladesh: Study

IANS  |  Dhaka 

People in now live longer now compared to decades back and the increase in is more in the case of women than men, according to a government study.

The average of Bangladeshis rose to 72.3 years in 2018, as compared to 72 years in 2017, said the report on "Sample Vital Statistics 2018", reports

According to the report, the country's total in January this year reached 165.57 million, including 82.87 million males and 82.70 million females.

The average of people increased by around 25 years since the country's independence in 1971.

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First Published: Thu, June 13 2019. 10:20 IST
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