Bangladesh Economic Statistics and Indicators
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Economic Indicators For: Bangladesh › Change country
National or Regional Currency: Taka, BDT
Year of data: 2014 › Change year
Number of Indicators Listed: 36
Full Dataset: From Year 1980 to 2019
Date of Last Update: 17th March 2015
Population: 166,280,712 (July 2014 est.)
Area: total: 143,998 sq km ; land: 130,168 sq km ; water: 13,830 sq km
Natural Resources: natural gas, arable land, timber, coal
Capital: name: Dhaka ; geographic coordinates: 23 43 N, 90 24 E ; time difference: UTC+6 (11 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
Bangladesh's economy has grown roughly 6% per year since 1996 despite political instability, poor infrastructure, corruption, insufficient power supplies, slow implementation of economic reforms, and the 2008-09 global financial crisis and recession. Although more than half of GDP is generated through the service sector, almost half of Bangladeshis are employed in the agriculture sector with rice as the single-most-important product. Garment exports, the backbone of Bangladesh’s industrial sector and 80% of total exports, surpassed $21 billion last year, 18% of GDP. The sector has remained resilient in recent years amidst a series of factory accidents that have killed over 1,000 workers and crippling strikes that shut down virtually all economic activity. Steady garment export growth combined with remittances from overseas Bangladeshis, which totaled almost $15 billion and 13% of GDP IN 2013, are the largest contributors to Bangladesh’s current account surplus and record foreign exchange holdings.
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GDP (Constant Prices, National Currency) for Bangladesh in year 2014 is BDT 7,732.94 Billion.
GDP (Current Prices, National Currency) for Bangladesh in year 2014 is BDT 14,479.88 Billion.
GDP (Current Prices, US Dollars) for Bangladesh in year 2014 is US$ 186.585 Billion.
GDP Deflator for Bangladesh in year 2014 is 187.249 (Index, Base Year as per country's accounts = 100).
GDP Per Capita (Current Prices, US Dollars) for Bangladesh in year 2014 is US$ 1,179.29 .
GDP (PPP), US Dollars for Bangladesh in year 2014 is US$ 535.645 Billion.
GDP Per Capita (PPP), US Dollars for Bangladesh in year 2014 is US$ 3,385.50 .
Investment (% of GDP) for Bangladesh in year 2014 is 29.189 %.
Inflation, Average Consumer Prices (Indexed to Year 2000) for Bangladesh in year 2014 is 196.009 (Index, Base Year 2000 = 100).
Inflation, End of Year (Indexed to Year 2000) for Bangladesh in year 2014 is 205.328 (Index, Base Year 2000 = 100).
Population for Bangladesh in year 2014 is 158.217 Million .
General government revenue (National Currency) for Bangladesh in year 2014 is BDT 1,462.00 Billions.
General government total expenditure (National Currency) for Bangladesh in year 2014 is BDT 1,829.00 Billions.
Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (National Currency) for Bangladesh in year 2014 is BDT -367 Billions.
Fiscal Year Gross Domestic Product, Current Prices for Bangladesh in year 2014 is BDT 13,509.20 Billions.
Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Bangladesh in year 2014 is US$ 0.276 Billion.
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Data Sources: IMF, World Bank, UN, OECD, CIA World Factbook, Internet World Statistics, The Heritage Foundation and Transparency International