Bangladesh’s per capita income increases to USD 2,227 | The Daily Star
05:25 PM, May 17, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 05:29 PM, May 17, 2021

Bangladesh’s per capita income increases to USD 2,227

The country's per capita income has increased to USD 2,227 (Tk 188,873) from USD 2,064.

Planning Minister MA Mannan placed the statistics in the virtual Cabinet meeting held with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair, said Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam, while briefing reporters today.

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The prime minister virtually joined the meeting from her Gono Bhaban residence, while other cabinet members joined from the Bangladesh Secretariat.

"Our per capita income has stood at USD 2,227 in 2020-21 fiscal year. The previous per capita income was USD 2064. So, the growth is 9 percent," said the cabinet secretary.

He said the country's GDP has also increased to Tk 30,87,300 crore from Tk 27,96,358 crore, according to the primary data. "It's a good achievement," said the bureaucrat.

 

 

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