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GEO_BD2014 (V101_BD2014)
Bangladesh regions, 2014 [GIS]

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GEO_BD2014 (V101_BD2014) indicates the region of Bangladesh where the respondent was interviewed. DHS regions in the 2014 Bangladesh survey are equivalent to divisions.

Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. There is also an integrated variable, GEO_BD1994_2014, that provides spatially consistent units over time.

A GIS map for GEO_BD2014 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


GEO_ BD2014 (V101_BD2014) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_ BD2014, like other V101 variables, is a geographic variable added during processing of the DHS data. V101 is included in all Phases of the DHS.


  • Bangladesh 2014: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Bangladesh: 2014-C, 2014-B, 2014-H, 2014-W