Statistical Data

A. Area and Population

Area:27,641 Sq. km.
Population:19,188,306
Language:Bengali, English & Few Tribal Languages
Catholics:29,760

B. Parishes & Mission Centres

Parishes:11
Mission Centres:04
Sub Centres:15
Villages/Wards:262

B-1. Details on Parishes & Mission Centres

ParishesParish Estd.Mission CentresSub CentresVillages/WardsCath

Chittagong Hill Tracts Pastoral Region

Rangamati1955 0111342
Bandarban1957Roangchori02607,966
Thanchi200003563,825
Alikadam2005Kolajhiri01302,371
Bolipara200801342,937
Khagrachori2009Matiranga01231,213
Lama2013281,759

Chittagong Pastoral Region

Chittagong Cathedral1600Pahartali02185,515
Diang20090104708
Jamalkhan160104747
Noakhali184303102,377

C. Priests

Diocesan Priests:11
Higher Studies in abroad:01
Retired Diocesan Priests:01
Holy Cross Religious Priests:06
Oblate Religious Priests:04

D. Seminarians of the Diocese

Minor Seminarians, Holy Rosary Seminary Padrishibpur, Barisal:21
Degree Seminarians, St. Joseph Seminary, Ramna, Dhaka:02
Major Seminarians, Holy Spirit Major Seminary, Banani, Dhaka:04

E. Religious

Men Religious- Pontifical Rite

Holy Cross Brothers:13

Women Religious- Pontifical Rite

RNDM Sisters:29
Holy Cross Sisters:09
MC Sisters:05
Salesian Sisters:07

Women Religious- Diocesan Rite

LHC Sisters (Chittagong Diocesan):08
SMRA Sisters (Dhaka Archdiocesan):11

F. Catechists

Catechists:28
Volunteer Catechists:144
Diocesan Pastoral Service Team Members:05

G. Seminary & Formation Houses

Novitiates:01

H. Institutes

Caritas:01
Vocational Training Institutes:01
Health Development Society:01
Catholic Club:01
Marian Shrine & Place of Pilgrimage:01
Credit Unions:13

I. Educational Institutes

Nursery/ K.G. Schools:20
Primary Schools/ Centers:62
High/ Junior Schools:08

J. Other Institutes

Boardings, Hostels, Orphanages:19
Homes for Destitutes:01
Creche:01
Dispensaries/Clinics/Sick-shelters:13
Orphanage:01

Statistical Data as of 31st December 2015.