Socio- Economic Survey On Tourist Of Cox’s Bazar

The socio-economic condition of man along with the surrounding environment is related with Geography. This branch of knowledge gives a clear idea about the power of human being which modifies their environment as well as their dependency on environment. So as a learner of geography and environment we have to learn the entire mode of interaction between man and environment.
In geography, practical knowledge is more important than text book knowledge. For the proper understand of the subject, observation in the field is immensely important.

This year we, the students of 2nd year Honors (B.S.) of 2007- 2008 session went to Cox’s Bazar City to make a survey based research work under the course of “Research Methods and Field Survey in Geography and Environment”.
· We made a survey report named “Socio Economic survey of visitors of Cox’s Bazar”
· We surveyed in different places of Cox’s Bazar City to do this research work.

Cox’s Bazar was the selected as the area to carry out our survey, as it is one of the biggest tourist spot of Bangladesh for the visitors. Therefore due to these reasons the students of the Geography & Environment Department in Dhaka University, session 2007-2008 went to Cox’s Bazar and some nearer places in this district.

For the case of conducting a socio economic survey with our respectable teacher Prof. Nazneen Afrose Huq, Md. Sofi Ullah, Kazi Md. Fazlul Haq, Md. Serajul Islam and then thanks are also to those who have helped for our study.


The objectives of the study are mentioned below
· To discuss about the historical background of Cox’s Bazar as a tourist spot for the visitors.
· Understanding of socio-economic profile.
· To realize visitors attitude about Cox’s Bazar.
· To identify various problems & challenges.

Derived from both social & economic factor combining such factors to provide an indications of person’s effective situation.
We have collected socio-economic data from visitors of Cox’s Bazar by questionnaire survey. There are 19 samples in the questionnaire.
To manipulate the data for socio-economic analysis, the statistical methods are used. For critical data analysis MS Word, Excel software has been used.
After completing our given tasks that were conducted at Cox’s Bazar we came back Dhaka and started making tables of the data that was collected. When all the questionnaires were gathered we had a total number of different visitors that we could analyze their status. For our presentation we used maps. Pie charts and bar graphs to show different socio-economic features.