Bangladesh | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 77.85 Jul/15 76.22 40.1 : 83.16
Stock Market 4573 Index points Jul/15 4583 282 : 8919
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 130 USD Billion Dec/13 116 4.3 : 130
GDP Growth Rate 6.01 percent Jun/13 6.32 4.08 : 6.71
GDP Annual Growth Rate 6.12 percent Jun/14 6.01 4.08 : 6.71
GDP Constant Prices 7745 BDT Billion Dec/14 7745 2373 : 7745
Gross National Product 8261 BDT Billion Dec/14 8261 2483 : 8261
GDP per capita 625 USD Dec/13 597 219 : 625
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 3875 BDT Billion Dec/14 3875 594 : 3875
GDP per capita PPP 2476 USD Dec/13 2364 1068 : 2476
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 4.5 percent Dec/12 4.5 4.3 : 5.1
Employed Persons 54.1 Million Jun/10 56 35.9 : 56
Wages 2553 BDT/Month Dec/10 1485 625 : 2553
Wages in Manufacturing 243 Index Points Jun/09 206 113 : 243
Population 155 Million Dec/13 152 50.1 : 155
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 6.19 percent May/15 6.32 -0.02 : 12.71
Consumer Price Index CPI 209 Index Points May/15 212 51.99 : 212
GDP Deflator 174 percent Dec/14 174 126 : 224
Producer Prices 2180 Index Points Jun/06 2082 1233 : 2180
Export Prices 223 Index Points Jun/12 208 78.9 : 223
Import Prices 318 Index Points Jun/12 295 89.9 : 318
Food Inflation 6.23 percent May/15 6.48 5.86 : 9.09
Inflation Rate Mom -1.3 percent May/15 0.09 -1.3 : 2.08
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 7.25 percent Jun/15 7.25 4.5 : 8.75
Interbank Rate 6.4 percent May/15 7.57 0.74 : 33.54
Money Supply M0 919 BDT Billion Mar/15 925 34.38 : 996
Money Supply M1 1468216 BDT Million Mar/15 1455097 6267 : 1511425
Money Supply M2 7514 BDT Billion Mar/15 7471 207 : 7514
Money Supply M3 8734180 BDT Million Apr/15 8671920 732982 : 8734180
Foreign Exchange Reserves 1878 BDT Billion Apr/15 1798 13.75 : 1878
Loans to Private Sector 5172 BDT Billion Mar/15 5122 152 : 5172
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -61.6 BDT Billion Mar/15 -46.9 -128 : 0
Exports 208 BDT Billion Mar/15 192 0.05 : 208
Imports 269 BDT Billion Mar/15 239 0.57 : 284
Current Account -1065 USD Million Dec/14 -357 -1638 : 1526
Current Account to GDP 0.8 percent Dec/14 0.4 -4.4 : 3.7
Terms of Trade 70.1 Index Points Jun/12 70.8 70.1 : 105
Remittances 1297 USD Million Apr/15 1338 1006 : 1491
Capital Flows 0.6 BDT Billion Feb/15 1.06 -12.72 : 680
Gold Reserves 13.78 Tonnes Mar/15 13.78 3.29 : 13.78
Crude Oil Production 4 BBL/D/1K Feb/15 4 1.1 : 6
External Debt 23.3 USD Billion Jun/13 22.1 16.17 : 23.3
Foreign Direct Investment 1300 USD Million Dec/13 1191 276 : 1300
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget 3.97 percent of GDP Dec/14 3.7 -4.5 : 4.56
Government Debt to GDP 18 percent Dec/13 18.9 18 : 44.9
Government Budget Value -41868 BDT Billion Jun/12 -33219 -41868 : -33219
Government Spending 702 BDT Billion Dec/14 702 115 : 702
Credit Rating 40 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Capacity Utilization 55 percent Jun/03 58 48 : 83.01
Competitiveness Index 3.71 Points Jun/15 3.7 3.5 : 3.73
Competitiveness Rank 109 Jun/15 110 92 : 118
Corruption Index 25 Points Jun/14 27 4 : 27
Corruption Rank 145 Jun/14 136 51 : 162
Ease of Doing Business 173 Dec/14 130 115 : 173
Manufacturing Production 10.69 percent Jan/15 10.69 1.04 : 22.55
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Spending 10344 BDT Billion Dec/14 10344 1742 : 10344
Disposable Personal Income 53026 BDT THO Dec/14 53026 6808 : 53026
Personal Savings 1772 BDT Billion Jun/12 1537 177 : 1772
Consumer Credit 6762 BDT Billion Mar/15 674 220 : 6762
Private Sector Credit 5364 BDT Billion Mar/15 5291 498 : 5364
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 1797 Index Points Jun/08 1737 691 : 1797
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 27.5 percent Jan/14 27.5 27.5 : 40
Personal Income Tax Rate 25 percent Jan/14 25 25 : 25
Sales Tax Rate 15 percent Jan/14 15 15 : 15




Economic Indicators for Bangladesh including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for Bangladesh economy. 7/6/2015