Poverty in Bangladesh
Get the latest statistical data on poverty and socioeconomic development in Bangladesh and compare poverty indicators among countries in South Asia.
- In Bangladesh, the population living below the national poverty line dropped to 24.3% in 2016 from 31.5% in 2010.
- In Bangladesh, the proportion of employed population below $1.90 purchasing power parity a day dropped from 73.5% in 2010 to 14.8% in 2016.
- For every 1,000 babies born in Bangladesh in 2016, 34 die before their 5th birthday.
Poverty Data: Bangladesh
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Bangladesh
Latest available data on selected indicators (maternal and neonatal mortality rates; tuberculosis incidence; mortality rates attributed to cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, or chronic respiratory disease) for Bangladesh’s Sustainable Development Goal 3.
Latest available data on selected indicators (unemployment rates [male/female]; share of youth not in education, employment or training; share of adults with an account at a bank or other financial institution) for Bangladesh’s Sustainable Development Goal 8.
Social Protection Data: Bangladesh
Source: ADB Social Protection Index