Abstract: The mortality measures such as Infant Mortality Rate (IMR), iIfant Death Rate (IDR), Crude Death Rate (CDR) and life expectancy at birth for male, female and both sexes of Bangladesh have been estimated using indirect techniques. It is observed that IMR and IDR are showing increasing trend during 1961-1974 and then started to decrease rapidly up to 1991. It is also seen that CDR for male, female and both sexes are showing decreasing trend during 1961-1991. On the other hand life expectancy at birth for male, female and both sexes are showing increasing trend during 1961-1991.
1Md. Rafiqul Islam , 2M. Korban Ali and 3Md. Nurul Islam , 2005. Comparative Study of Mortality Measures in Bangladesh During 1961-1991. Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences, 3: 1044-1047.