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2007
in
Bangladesh

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See also: Other events of 2007
List of years in Bangladesh

2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2007th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 7th year of the 3rd millennium, the 7th year of the 21st century, and the 8th year of the 2000s decade.

The year 2007 was the 36th year after the independence of Bangladesh. It was also the first year of the regime of the fourth caretaker Government led by Fakhruddin Ahmed.

Incumbents

Climate

Climate data for Bangladesh in 2007
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily mean °C (°F) 18.7
(65.7)
20.6
(69.1)
24.7
(76.5)
27.9
(82.2)
28.6
(83.5)
28.5
(83.3)
28.0
(82.4)
28.7
(83.7)
28.3
(82.9)
27.3
(81.1)
23.8
(74.8)
19.7
(67.5)
25.4
(77.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 1.4
(0.055)
41.6
(1.638)
12.2
(0.48)
320.8
(12.63)
181.5
(7.146)
448.8
(17.669)
526.9
(20.744)
835.0
(32.874)
325.6
(12.819)
179.2
(7.055)
26.4
(1.039)
0.9
(0.035)
2,900.4
(114.184)
Source: Climatic Research Unit (CRU) of University of East Anglia (UEA)[1]

Demography

Demographic Indicators for Bangladesh in 2007[2]
Population, total 147,139,191
Population density (per sq. km) 1,130.4
Population growth (annual %) 1.2%
Male to Female Ratio (every 100 Female) 103.2
Urban population (% of total) 28.2%
Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people) 22.9
Death rate, crude (per 1,000 people) 5.9
Mortality rate, under 5 (per 1,000 live births) 59.3
Life expectancy at birth, total (years) 68.9
Fertility rate, total (births per woman) 2.5

Economy

Key Economic Indicators for Bangladesh in 2007[2]
National Income
Current US$ Current BDT % of GDP
GDP $79.6 billion BDT5.5 trillion
GDP growth (annual %) 7.1%
GDP per capita $541.1 BDT37,366
Agriculture, value added $14.2 billion BDT1.0 trillion 18.7%
Industry, value added $19.5 billion BDT1.3 trillion 25.7%
Services, etc., value added $42.1 billion BDT2.9 trillion 55.6%
Balance of Payment
Current US$ Current BDT % of GDP
Current account balance $0.9 billion 1.1%
Imports of goods and services $19.6 billion BDT1.3 trillion 22.9%
Exports of goods and services $14,090.3 million BDT0.9 trillion 17.0%
Foreign direct investment, net inflows $651.0 million 0.8%
Personal remittances, received $6,562.3 million 8.2%
Total reserves (includes gold) at year end $5,277.5 million
Total reserves in months of imports 3

Note: For the year 2007 average official exchange rate for BDT was 68.87 per US$.

Events

January

  • 11 January - President Iajuddin Ahmed declares a state of emergency.
  • 12 January - Fakhruddin Ahmed takes oath as the Chief Adviser of the caretaker government.

February

  • 22 February - Muhammad Yunus, a noble prize winner, announces the formation of a new political party.[3]

March

  • 7 March - Tareq Rahman, older son of Zia and Senior Joint Secretary-General of BNP is arrested on corruption charges.
  • 30 March - Leaders of terrorist group JMJB are executed.

April

  • 16 April - Arafat Rahman Coco, younger son of Zia is arrested on charge of money laundering.

July

  • 16 July - Former Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina is arrested on corruption charges.[4]

September

  • 3 September - Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia arrested on corruption charge.

November

  • 15 November - Cyclone Sidr hits the coast, causing the death of around 3,447 people.

December

See also

References

  1. ^ "Climate Change Knowledge Portal". The World Bank Group. Retrieved 27 May 2018. 
  2. ^ a b "World Development Indicators". The World Bank. Retrieved 27 May 2018. 
  3. ^ Nobel winner starts political party to tackle corruption in Bangladesh
  4. ^ Former Bangladesh PM arrested in corruption crackdown
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