Resources: Bangladesh

Fact Sheets

Bangladesh: Tobacco Policy Status
Bangladesh: Tobacco Burden Facts
Bangladesh: Global Adult Tobacco Survey
Tobacco Taxes In Bangladesh

Based on: The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Taxation in Bangladesh by Abul Barkat, Ashraf Uddin Chowdhury, Nigar Nargis, Mashfiqur Rahman, Md. Shahnewaz Khan, Ananda Kumar Pk., Sharmina Bashir, and Frank J. Chaloupka. 2012. Annex to The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Taxation in Bangladesh

Reports & Studies

The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Taxation in Bangladesh

The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease describes the tobacco situation in Bangladesh and makes recommendations for future tobacco tax policy in one of the largest tobacco consuming countries in the world.

Bangladesh: Global Adult Tobacco Survey

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) is a nationally representative household survey of men and women aged 15 years or above designed to produce internationally comparable data on tobacco use and tobacco control measures using a standardized questionnaire, sample design, data collection and management procedures.

Appetite for Nicotine: An Economic Analysis of Tobacco Control in Bangladesh

This study estimates the economic issues related to tobacco. Cigarette and bidi producction in Bangladesh have been increasing since 1980. Discusses prevalence, impact on health and economy. Written by Ali, Zulfiqar, Rahman, Atiur, and Rahman, Taifur, November 2003.

Key Websites

Unnayan Shamannay
Work for a Better Bangladesh