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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Southern Asia  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 147570  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 162911  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 1251.5  
Capital city 2015 Dhaka  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 17598 Mega city.  
Currency 2015 Taka (BDT)  
UN membership date 2013 17 September 1974  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 173062  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 114508  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 57628  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 6.1  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 5.6  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 6.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 1087.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 755.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 403.2  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 16.1  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 17.8  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 20.1  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 27.6  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 26.1  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 27.2  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 56.3  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 56.0  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 52.6  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 ...  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 47.5 Break in the time series. Economic activity refers to jobs. As a result, the sum of the categories may not add up to the total.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 48.1 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 ...  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 17.7 Break in the time series. Economic activity refers to jobs. As a result, the sum of the categories may not add up to the total.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 14.5 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 ...  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 35.3 Break in the time series. Economic activity refers to jobs. As a result, the sum of the categories may not add up to the total.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 37.4 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 4.5 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 4.5 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 4.3 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 43.1/80.9 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 42.0/82.3 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 48.1/84.1 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 264 Government officials.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 183 Government officials.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 127 Government officials.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 136 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 129  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 103  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 136 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 130  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 103  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2014 206 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Twelve months ending 30 June of the year stated. 2013.  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2010 148 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Twelve months ending 30 June of the year stated.  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2005 100 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Twelve months ending 30 June of the year stated.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 -1677  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 2109  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 508 Break in the time series.  
Exports (million US$) 2015 24313.7 2011.  
Imports (million US$) 2015 41221.7 2011.  
Balance (million US$) 2015 -16908.0 2011.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 United States (21.0), Germany (15.6), United Kingdom (9.5) 2011.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 Thailand (22.8), India (11.2), China (8.8) 2011.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.2  
Urban population (%) 2015 34.3  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 3.6  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.2  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 72.3/69.9  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 53  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 1422.8/0.9 Including refugees.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 125  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 232986 The refugee population includes 200,000 persons originating from Myanmar in a refugee-like situation. The Government of Bangladesh estimates the population to be between 300,000 and 500,000.  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 33  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 2.8  
Health: Physicians (per 1 000 pop.) 2013 0.4 2011.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 2.0 Estimate. 2013.  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 115.1/108.7 Estimate. 2011.  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 60.7/56.1 2013.  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 11.4/15.4  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 2.8  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 20.0  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 75.9 Data as at the end of December.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 9.6 Estimate.  
Threatened species 2015 137  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 11.0 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 68951/0.4  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 1410  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 10.0  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 3.4  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 86.5/87.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 57.7/62.1  
Net Official Development Assistance received (% of GNI) 2014 1.3  
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