Analysis of Socio-Economic Conditions of Rickshaw Pullers in the Capital City of Bangladesh

Mohammed Shakhawat Hossain, Md. Mokarram Hossain, Md. Sanowar Hossain, Md. Jahidul Islam Rony


Rickshaw is a familiar transportation media for the people of Bangladesh. Rural immigrates lead their livelihood by pedaling rickshaw. The work has been conducted to realize the socio-economic conditions of rickshaw pullers in Dhaka city. To prevail the socio-economic conditions, several variables have been considered i.e. Rickshaw pullers by their Home City, Previous Profession, Religion, Age, Marital Status, Level of Education, Income, Expenditure, Savings, Residential Status, and Basic Amenities. Data have collected through field survey from the different areas of Dhaka city, like Dhaka University area, Motijheel, Gulshan, Dhanmondi, Kamalapur, Sadarghat, Mohammadpur, Mirpur, mobility hub and so on. The most of the rickshaw pullers were found poor rural people, illiterate and migrated lived in a poor dwelling or in a slum.

Keywords: Rickshaw, migration, education, culture, and income

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