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Report on National Child Labour Survey 2002-2003

  • Publication Date : October 2003 
  • Author : Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics/ International Labour Organization
  • Format : PDF
  • File Size : 3.27 MB
  • Publisher : BBS/ILO
  • Language : English
  • Document Type : Research & Evaluation 
  • Subject : Child labour 

This survey by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics provides detailed data on the situation of child labour in Bangladesh. Key findings of the 300-page report include that there are 7.9 million working children aged 5-17 in Bangladesh, including 4.9 million aged 5-14 (14 per cent of the total child population). Most working children worked in the agricultural industry. Boys were much more likely to be engaged in child labour than girls.



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