Reasons of the Intrusion of Rohingya Refugee in Bangladesh and their Socio-demographic Circumstances

  • Md Shakhawat Hossain Department of Statistics, University of Chittagong, Chittagong-4331, Bangladesh
  • Md Mamunuzzaman Miah Department of Statistics, University of Chittagong, Chittagong-4331, Bangladesh
Keywords: Rohingya, Refugee, Socio-demographic, Bangladesh, Myanmar.


The main aim of the study is to figure out the reasons behind the intrusion of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. Moreover we focus on the current socio-demographic scenario of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. To do this some descriptive statistics and logistic regression analysis have been performed. In this research work it is observed that majority of Rohingya refugees are married (81.4%) at early age and female (59.3%) in sex. The number of children of married respondents is higher in general. Rohingaya refugees experienced a variety of inhumanity torture on them by Myanmar army like rape, killing, assault, burning houses, plunder etc which lead them to be refugees in Bangladesh. Although a major portion of Rohingya refuges are not willing to go back to Myanmar, their homeland they wanted citizenship in Myanmar with all rights if they are forced to go back there.


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