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Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
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Father of the Nation of Bangladesh, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman met with US President Gerald R. Ford on October 1, 1974 at the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman addressed at the UNGA
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National Martyrs' Memorial (Jatiyo Smriti Soudho), Savar
Language Martyrs’ Monument (Shaheed Minar), Dhaka
National Parliament Building (Jatiyo Sangshad Bhaban), Dhaka
Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh
Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh
After Presentation of Credential by H.E. Ambassador Mohammad Ziauddin to the US President
Ambassador Ziauddin attends Iftar at White House on 6 June 2018
Ambassador Mohammad Ziauddin shaking hands with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Bangladesh Cricket Team in Washington DC 2014
  • Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
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  • Father of the Nation of Bangladesh, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman met with US President Gerald R. Ford on October 1, 1974 at the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC
  • Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman addressed at the UNGA
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  • National Martyrs' Memorial (Jatiyo Smriti Soudho), Savar
  • Language Martyrs’ Monument (Shaheed Minar), Dhaka
  • National Parliament Building (Jatiyo Sangshad Bhaban), Dhaka
  • Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh
  • Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh
  • After Presentation of Credential by H.E. Ambassador Mohammad Ziauddin to the US President
  • Ambassador Ziauddin attends Iftar at White House on 6 June 2018
  • Ambassador Mohammad Ziauddin shaking hands with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
  • Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines
  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines
  • Bangladesh Cricket Team in Washington DC 2014

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Bangladesh Profile

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Items

Bangladesh

South Asia (Average)

World
(Average)

01.

Area

1,47,570 sqkm

 

 

02.

Population

165 m

 

 

03.

Density

1200 / sqkm

 

 

04.

Life Expectancy

73 years

 

69 years

05.

Infant mortality

28 per thousand

 

30.5 per thousand

06.

Adult Literacy Rate

73% (15-24 years: 92%)

 

86.3%

07.

Young Population

60% of population (90m)

 

 

08.

Total GDP

US$ 274 b (32nd largest economy in PPP terms)

41st largest economy in normal GDP

Total World GDP US$ 90 Trillion

09.

Per Capita Income

US$ 1751 (2017-18)

 

 

10.

GDP Growth

7.86%

 

 

11.

Export

US$ 41 b (Import: US$ 52b),

 

 

12.

Middle Class

25% of population (32m)

 

 

13.

Population Below Poverty

21.8 % (extreme poverty 11.3%)

 

43% (extreme poverty 13.6%)

14.

Urban Population

30%

 

 

15.

Total FDI in 2017

US$ 2.4 b (US$ 250 m from USA)

 

Global FDI
US$ 1.75 trillion

16.

Inflation

5.8 %

 

 

17.

Foreign Currency Reserve

US$ 32 b (Equivalent to 8 months’ import)

Second highest in South Asia after India

 

18.

Annual Remittance

US$ 16 b

 

 

19.

Telephone Penetration

150m (90%)

 

 

20.

Internet Users

90 m (65%)

 

 

21.

Electricity Generation

Capacity 20,000 MW (Production 11,500 MW)
Renewable : 300MW

Generation equals demand

 

22.

Contribution of Industries to GDP

34%

 

 

23.

Investment/GDP ratio

31.5% of GDP (Private: 23%)

 

 

24.

National Savings

28% of GDP

 

 

25.

Revenue

11% of GDP

 

 

26.

Budget Deficit

5% of GDP

 

 

27.

Electricity Coverage

90%

 

 

28.

Safe Drinking Water

88%

 

70%

29.

Sanitation

97%

 

68%

30.

Child Mortality rate

24 per 1000

 

Developing countries: 33 per 1000

31

Human Develoment Index

0.606

Increased at a rate of 1.6% per year

Ranks 136 out of 189 countries

32.

Women’s partcipation in workforce

38%

 

Higher tthan most of South Asian countries

33.

Nation Brands 2018
Prepared by Brand Finance of USA

50th among 100 countries

2nd in South Asia after India

 

34.

Women empowerment/ Global Gender Gap Report by World Economic Forum

48th among 149 countries

1st in South Asia
2nd in Asia after Philippines

 

35.

Economic Freedom Index 2019 as per Heritage Foundation:

121st among 180 countries

Better than most of the South Asian countries like India, Pakistan, Nepal etc.

 

 

ILO Global Wage Report 2018 mentions that Bangladesh’s gender wage gap is the lowest in the world: 2.2% against global average of 21.2%

Bangladesh ranks 5th globally in political empowerment of women

Bangladesh is the 4th largest producer of rice

Bangladesh is the 5th largest producer of sweet water fish, and the 3rd largest producer of vegetable.

IMF reports that Bangladesh ranks 34th among 74 Emerging Economies regarding inclusive economic growth

Data might change time to time


Bangladesh News
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