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

Parishes Parish Estd. Mission Centres Sub Centres Villages/Wards Cath

Chittagong Hill Tracts Pastoral Region

Rangamati 1955  01 11 342
Bandarban 1957 Roangchori 02 60 7,966
Thanchi 2000 03 56 3,825
Alikadam 2005 Kolajhiri 01 30 2,371
Bolipara 2008 01 34 2,937
Khagrachori 2009 Matiranga 01 23 1,213
Lama 2013 28 1,759

Chittagong Pastoral Region

Chittagong Cathedral 1600 Pahartali 02 18 5,515
Diang 2009 01 04 708
Jamalkhan 1601 04 747
Noakhali 1843 03 10 2,377

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.