Country's per capita income $2,227, life expectancy 72.6yr

Staff Correspondent

3rd June, 2021 08:12:51 PM printer

Country's per capita income $2,227, life expectancy 72.6yr

Bangladesh’s per capita income is increased to $2,227 from $2064 in 2019-20 fiscal year that was once $543 in the FY 2005-2006, according to the proposed  budget speech.

The average life expectancy also stood at 72.6 years, which was 65.4 in FY 2005-2006.

As per the proposed budget document, the poverty rate has also become half in the last 15 years. The poverty rate was 41.5 percent in FY 2005-2006 and now it has come down to 20.5 percent.

Foreign exchange reserve also crossed $45 billion in May 31, 2021, which was just $0.744 billion in FY 2005-2006.


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