Shyamnagar town consists of 5 mouzas and 13 villages. The area of the town is 10.76 km². The town has a population of 11021; male 52.36% and female 47.64%. The density of population is 1024 per km². Literacy rate among the town people is 37.3%. The town has three dakbungalows and a BDR Head Quarter.
It consists of 13 union parishads, 127 mouzas and 216 villages. Average literacy in whole upazila is 28.1% (male 38% and female 17.4%). There are 5 colleges, 28 high schools, 98 madrasas, 96 government primary schools. Main occupations of people is agriculture. About 32.93% people are engaged with this work. Main exports Paddy, jute and shrimp.
As of 1991 Bangladesh census, Shyamnagar has a population of 265004. Males constitute are 50.46% of the population, and females 49.54%. This Upazila’s eighteen up population is 132516. Shyamnagar has an average literacy rate of 28.2% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.
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