Bangladesh

FeatureValueUnitSource / Year
CapitalDhakaAuswärtiges Amt
Currency1 Euro = approx. 98 BDT
(As of: 08.09.2017)
Bangladeshi Taka (BDT)Bankenverband / 2017
Area147 570km²Auswärtiges Amt / 2017
Population163 350 000Auswärtiges Amt / 2016
Population Density1 237Persons per km²Statistisches Bundesamt / 2015
Population Growth1,2%Auswärtiges Amt / 2014
Average Income per Capita1 292US $Statistisches Bundesamt / 2015
Minimum Wage5 300
(approx. 54 €, as of: 08.09.2017)
TakaMinimum wages in the global garment industry (ILO) / 2015
Proceeds from Export31 734 162 419US $UN Comtrade Data Base / 2015
Export Goods (Top 3)1. Clothing (83 %)
2. Leather (4,1 %)
3. Jute Goods (2,9 %)
Auswärtiges Amt / 2016
Most important Export Countries (Textile Sector)
1. Germany
2. Great Britian
3. USA
UN Comtrade Data Base / 2015
Export Volume Clothing26 532 325 125US $UN Comtrade Data Base / 2015¹
Growth of Clothing Sector+ 79Change (in %)UN Comtrade Data Base / 2010 – 2015¹
Share of textile and clothing exports in total exports of the country91,01Share (in %)ITC Trade Map / 2016²
Share of textile and clothing exports in total global textile and clothing sector exports4,68Share (in %)ITC Trade Map / 2017²
Employees in the Textile and Clothing Industry3 545 892UNIDO Statistics Data Portal / 2011³
Corruption Index145Rank (of 174 countries)Corruption Perceptions Index (Transparency International) / 2014
„Ease of doing business“176Rank (of 190 countries)Doing Business Report (World bank) / 2017

Sources: 

¹ “HS-Code 61 – Apparel and Clothing accessoires – knitted or crocheted” and “HS-Code 62 – Apparel and Clothing accessoires – not knitted or crocheted”.
² HS Product Code 50-63, including raw materials and semifinished products (e.g.cotton, synthetic fibers, yarns).
³ ISIC Codes 17 and 18.