datacategory: Data Visualization

World Population

Shammunul Islam World Population (Use animation and before and after map) The animation below shows the world population starting from 1960 and ending at 2015. China crossed 1 billion in 1982 and India does the same at 1999. In 2015, USA had a population between 250 and 500 million. The world population reached 7.3 billion […]

Temperature and Rainfall

Shammunul Islam Temperature and Rainfall of Different Regions in Bangladesh Temperature and rainfall are two indicators of the state of climate. In this post, we have visualized mean monthly maximum and minimum temperature, and average rainfall in different regions of Bangladesh. We have used data from the book ‘Climate Change, Sea-level Rise and Development in […]


Shammunul Islam For generation of electricity, natural gas has always been the top fuel choice for Bangladesh. In 2005-06, 20350 million kwh (mkwh) electricity was generated using natural gas which rose to 35822 mkwh in 2015-16. It is interesting to note that electricity produced by furnace oil has steadily been increasing which stood at 8673 […]

Demographic Momentum

Shammunul Islam Bangladesh is enjoying demographic momentum now as it has more people in the adolescents and youth group than any other age group. According to World Health Organization (WHO), young people aged between 10 and 19 years are considered as adolescents. It is estimated that Bangladesh has 28 million adolescent (10-19 years) where 13.7 […]

Crop Production

Shammunul Islam Crop Production This graph shows production of major crops in Bangladesh over the period from 2010-11 to 2015-16.

COP Chronology

Shammunul Islam In the UN Conference on Environment and Development held in 1992 at Rio (also known as the Earth Summit), UNFCCC along with two other conventions UN convention on Biological Diversity and the Convention to Combat Desertification were agreed. UNFCCC entered force in March 21, 1994 with 196 countries (known as “parties”) signing the […]

CO2 Emission

Shammunul Islam Bangladesh has always been one of the lowest CO2 emitting countries although it is at the front-end at facing the negative impacts of climate change. Relative to Bangladesh’s emission, USA, India and China are emitting at the opposite spectrum of the highest level of emission. We can observe that even in 1995, China […]

CO2 Measurement

Shammunul Islam According to the measurement of Mona Loa laboratory, in 2016, CO2 level reached 400 parts per million (ppm) and starting from September 2016, the usual annual low hovered above 400 ppm(1). This reminds us of the stark reality of how hard it will be for the world to keep the global temperature increase […]