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Bangladesh Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2019


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2019 - 06/2019
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Bangladesh Multiple Cluster Indicator Survey (MICS) 2019 is part of MICS6, an international survey initiative to monitor the situation of children and women. Topics commonly covered in MICS include immunization, education, child and maternal health, family planning, and HIV/AIDS. MICS also provides data for tracking progress toward Millennium Development Goals (MDGS), particularly those related to health, education and mortality. For the 2019 Bangladesh MICS, 61,242 households were successfully interviewed, and questionnaires for the following were completed: 64,378 women age 15-49, 40,617 children age 5-17, and 23,099 children under 5. Additionally, 12,238 households and 3,028 water sources underwent water quality testing for arsenic, and 6,069 households were tested for E. coli. 

Agriculture, Analgesics, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Assets, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth place, Birth weight, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child labor, Childhood behavioral disorders, Children, Community health clinics, Community health workers, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congestion, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Corrective lenses, Cough, Crime, DTP vaccines, Dairy products, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Diet, Domestic migration, Domestic violence, E. coli, Edema, Education, Education access, Electricity, Employment benefits, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Firearms, Fish, Fruits, Fruits and vegetables, HIV and AIDS, Health care use, Health facilities, Health literacy, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Height, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypertension, Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, IUDs, Immunization, Income, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Intentional injuries, Internet, Interpersonal violence, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Jaundice, Land ownership, Languages, Legumes, Leisure activities, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal hemorrhage, Maternal mortality, Meat, Medicines, Menstruation, Micronutrient supplements, Milk, Mobility aids, Multiple births, Nurses, Oral rehydration therapy, Parents, Pharmacies, Physicians, Place of delivery, Postnatal care, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private social assistance, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Religion, Sanitation, Seizures, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Starchy vegetables, Summary birth history, Telephones, Traditional birth control, Traditional healers, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Violence, Vision loss, Water supply, Weight, Whole grains, Zinc