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Economy

Economy of Bangladesh

 

Rank 51 (nominal) /35 (ppp)
Currency Bangladesh Taka (BDT)
Fiscal Year 1 July – 30 June
Trade organizations WTO, WCO, IOR-ARC, SAFTA, D8

Statistics

GDP $153.6 billion ((nominal) 43rd; 2012 est.)$347 billion ((PPP) 33rd; 2012 est.)
GDP growth 6.7% (2013 est.)
GDP per capita $1,044 (nominal: 150th; 2013)
$2,210 (PPP” 145th; 2013 est.)
GDP by sector agriculture: 17.3%, industry: 28.6%, services: 54.1% (2012 est.)
Inflation(CPI) 8.8% (2012)
Population
below
 poverty line
24 % (2013 est.)
Gini coefficient 32.1 (2007)
Labour force 87.9 million (2013)
Labour force
by occupation
agriculture: 45%, industry: 30%, services: 25% (2008)
Unemployment 5% (2012 est.)
Main industries textiles and apparel, jute, tea, leather, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, cement, ceramics, shipbuilding, fertilizer, food processing, paper newsprint, light engineering, sugar, fisheries, rubber, ship repairing, agriculture
Ease of doing business rank 117th