Bangladesh | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 77.78 Aug/15 77.93 40.1 : 83.16
Stock Market 4792 Index points Jul/15 4583 282 : 8919
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 174 USD Billion Dec/14 150 4.3 : 174
GDP Growth Rate 6.01 percent Dec/13 6.32 4.08 : 6.71
GDP Annual Growth Rate 6.12 percent Dec/14 6.01 4.08 : 6.71
GDP Constant Prices 7745 BDT Billion Dec/14 7299 2373 : 7745
Gross National Product 8261 BDT Billion Dec/14 7886 2483 : 8261
GDP per capita 750 USD Dec/14 716 253 : 750
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 3875 BDT Billion Dec/14 3404 594 : 3875
GDP per capita PPP 2991 USD Dec/14 2853 1274 : 2991
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 4.3 percent Dec/13 4.5 4.3 : 5.1
Employed Persons 54.1 Million Dec/10 56 35.9 : 56
Wages 2553 BDT/Month Dec/10 1485 625 : 2553
Wages in Manufacturing 243 Index Points Dec/09 206 113 : 243
Population 156 Million Dec/14 154 50.1 : 156
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 6.25 percent Jun/15 6.19 -0.02 : 12.71
Consumer Price Index CPI 209 Index Points Jun/15 209 51.99 : 212
GDP Deflator 174 percent Dec/14 164 126 : 224
Producer Prices 2180 Index Points Jun/06 2082 1233 : 2180
Export Prices 175 Index Points Dec/14 163 78.9 : 175
Import Prices 203 Index Points Dec/14 190 89.9 : 203
Food Inflation 6.32 percent Jun/15 6.23 5.86 : 9.09
Inflation Rate Mom 0.19 percent Jun/15 -1.3 -1.3 : 2.08
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 7.25 percent Jun/15 7.25 4.5 : 8.75
Interbank Rate 5.79 percent Jun/15 6.4 0.74 : 33.54
Money Supply M0 911 BDT Billion Apr/15 919 34.38 : 996
Money Supply M1 1472351 BDT Million Apr/15 1468216 6267 : 1511425
Money Supply M2 7552 BDT Billion Apr/15 7514 207 : 7552
Money Supply M3 8889550 BDT Million May/15 8734180 732982 : 8889550
Foreign Exchange Reserves 1849 BDT Billion May/15 1878 13.75 : 1878
Loans to Private Sector 5222 BDT Billion Apr/15 5172 152 : 5222
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -69.1 BDT Billion Apr/15 -61.6 -128 : 0
Exports 180 BDT Billion Apr/15 208 0.05 : 208
Imports 249 BDT Billion Apr/15 269 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 85.98 Index Points Dec/14 85.98 80.01 : 105
Remittances 1322 USD Million May/15 1297 1006 : 1491
Capital Flows 1.4 BDT Billion Apr/15 3.87 -12.72 : 680
Gold Reserves 13.78 Tonnes Mar/15 13.78 3.29 : 13.78
Crude Oil Production 4 BBL/D/1K Mar/15 4 1.1 : 6
External Debt 23.3 USD Billion Dec/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 -53595 BDT Billion Dec/14 -39006 -53595 : -6697
Government Spending 702 BDT Billion Dec/14 613 115 : 702
Credit Rating 40 :
Fiscal Expenditure 216222 BDT Billion Dec/14 174013 22013 : 216222
Government Revenues 162627 BDT Billion Dec/14 135007 15008 : 162627
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Capacity Utilization 55 percent Jun/03 58 48 : 83.01
Competitiveness Index 3.71 Points Dec/15 3.7 3.5 : 3.73
Competitiveness Rank 109 Dec/15 110 92 : 118
Corruption Index 25 Points Dec/14 27 4 : 27
Corruption Rank 145 Dec/14 136 51 : 162
Ease of Doing Business 173 Dec/14 130 115 : 173
Manufacturing Production 9.44 percent Feb/15 10.69 1.04 : 22.55
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Spending 10344 BDT Billion Dec/14 9347 1742 : 10344
Disposable Personal Income 53026 BDT THO Dec/14 51308 6808 : 53026
Personal Savings 3165 BDT Billion Dec/14 2642 177 : 3165
Consumer Credit 6792 BDT Billion Apr/15 6762 220 : 6792
Private Sector Credit 5412 BDT Billion Apr/15 5364 498 : 5412
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 1797 Index Points Dec/08 1737 691 : 1797
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 27.5 percent Dec/14 27.5 27.5 : 40
Personal Income Tax Rate 25 percent Dec/14 25 25 : 25
Sales Tax Rate 15 percent Dec/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. 8/3/2015