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for Bangladesh

At its 2021 Triennial Review, the Committee for Development Policy recommended Bangladesh’s graduation. ECOSOC has endorsed the recommendation. The next step is for the General Assembly to take note.

Reports and resolutions

Bangladesh was recommended for graduation having met all three graduation thresholds. * Data below are from the 2018 triennial review. Data for the 2021 review will be published soon.  

Gross national income (GNI) per capita*

Value: $ 1,274


Inclusion: $ 1,025
Graduation: $ 1,230
Income-only: $ 2,460

Human assets index (HAI)*

Value: 73.2


Inclusion: 62 or below
Graduation: 66 or above

HAI indicators*

Under-five mortality rate
Value: 34.2
Index: 85.3
Source: UN IAG for Child Mortality Estimation
Gross secondary school enrolment ratio
Value: 63.5
Index: 59.5
Source: UNESCO
Percentage of population undernourished
Value: 15.1
Index: 83.2
Source: FAO
Adult literacy rate
Value: 72.8
Index: 63.7
Source: UNESCO
Maternal mortality rate
Value: 176
Index: 85.7
Source: UN IAG for Maternal Mortality

Economic vulnerability index (EVI)*

Value: 25.2


Inclusion: 36 or above
Graduation: 32 or below

EVI indicators*

Value: 162,951,560
Index: 0.0
Source: UN/DESA, Population Division
Share of population in low elevated coastal zones
Value: 8.9
Index: 25.5
Source: CIESIN
Value: 38.5
Index: 35.7
Source: CDP
Instability of exports of goods and services
Value: 7.1
Index: 7.0
Source: UN/DESA, Statistics Division
Merchandise export concentration
Value: 0.41
Index: 36.0
Source: UNCTAD
Victims of natural disasters
Value: 3.973
Index: 87.9
Source: EM-DAT
Share of agriculture, forestry and fishing in GDP
Value: 15.4
Index: 24.4
Source: UN/DESA, Statistics Division
Instability of agricultural production
Value: 3.1
Index: 8.6
Source: FAO