Straw/leaf/jute sticks or husks are the most frequently used fuels in Bangladesh . Use of these materials was reported by 55.8 percent residents of the urban area and 93.0 percent of the rural area. Division-wise distribution shows that
division has the least (62%) use of these fuels, while the highest use (91.1%) was reported in Rangpur division.
The overall use of gas is only about 19.7 percent in 2015 showing an increase of 30 percent over the last one
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In urban area, a little more 40 percent of the households have access to gas as against 5.5 percent in rural
households. Among the divisions, Dhaka has the highest use rate (36.9%) of gas and Rangpur the lowest (5.5%).
The use pattern of gas in 2015 is consistent with the one in 2014 although level of use has shown some change