Country Profile

Population (2011): 150.5 million
Capital: Dhaka
Area: 143,998 sq km
Main Languages: Bangla/Bengali (official), English
Religions: Muslim 89.5%, HIndu 9.6%, other 0.9% (2004)
Currency: Take (BDT)
GDP (2011): US$110.6 billion
GDP per capita (2011): US$735
GDP growth (2011): 6.7%
GDP contribution by sector: Agriculture: 18.4%, Industry 28.6%, Services 53% (2011 est.)
Urban population (2011): 28%
Life Expectancy (2011): 69 years
International dialing code: (+880)