SAISD’s Bangladesh Chapter
Bangladesh’s Country Profile
Bangladesh has made a noteworthy progress since 1971. The country is relatively successful in reducing poverty, increasing literacy and life expectancy rate within a very short period of time. However, the country is in the fore front of the climate change venerability if the sea-level rises as forecasted.
Bangladesh’s GDP is US$ 221.4 billion with a population of about 162 million Bangladesh’s CO2 emission is 0.459 metric ton per capita.
The overall Human Development Index (HDI) ranking is 139 out of 188 countries.
|Human Development Index (HDI) Indicators (Low % is better)||Bangladesh||South Asia||Medium HDI|
|Overall Loss Due to Inequality in %||28.9||27.1||25.7|
|Human Inequality Co-efficient in %||28.6||27.1||25.5|
|Inequality in Life Expectancy at birth %||20.1||23.9||22.6|
|Inequality in education %||37.3||39.5||33.7|
|Inequality in Income %||28.3||17.8||20.1|