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2013
in
Bangladesh

Centuries:
Decades:
See also: Other events of 2013
List of years in Bangladesh

2013 (MMXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2013th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 13th year of the 3rd millennium, the 13th year of the 21st century, and the 4th year of the 2010s decade.

The year 2013 was the 42nd year after the independence of Bangladesh. It was also the fifth year of the second term of the Government of Sheikh Hasina.

Incumbents

President Zillur Rahman III
Zillur
Rahman
President Abdul Hamid III
Abdul
Hamid
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
Sheikh
Hasina

Climate

Climate data for Bangladesh in 2013
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily mean °C (°F) 17.7
(63.9)
20.3
(68.5)
25.2
(77.4)
27.2
(81)
27.2
(81)
28.8
(83.8)
28.4
(83.1)
27.8
(82)
28.0
(82.4)
26.3
(79.3)
22.0
(71.6)
18.3
(64.9)
24.8
(76.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 1.0
(0.039)
11.5
(0.453)
8.6
(0.339)
112.0
(4.409)
276.5
(10.886)
347.2
(13.669)
459.0
(18.071)
423.6
(16.677)
219.7
(8.65)
254.1
(10.004)
0.7
(0.028)
0.9
(0.035)
2,114.8
(83.26)
Source: Climatic Research Unit (CRU) of University of East Anglia (UEA)[1]

Demography

Demographic Indicators for Bangladesh in 2013[2]
Population, total 157,571,292
Population density (per sq. km) 1,210.5
Population growth (annual %) 1.2%
Male to Female Ratio (every 100 Female) 102
Urban population (% of total) 32.8%
Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people) 20
Death rate, crude (per 1,000 people) 5.4
Mortality rate, under 5 (per 1,000 live births) 41.1
Life expectancy at birth, total (years) 71.4
Fertility rate, total (births per woman) 2.2

Economy

Key Economic Indicators for Bangladesh in 2013[2]
National Income
Current US$ Current BDT % of GDP
GDP $150.0 billion BDT12.0 trillion
GDP growth (annual %) 6.0%
GDP per capita $951.9 BDT76,088
Agriculture, value added $23.2 billion BDT1.9 trillion 16.3%
Industry, value added $39.5 billion BDT3.2 trillion 27.6%
Services, etc., value added $80.1 billion BDT6.4 trillion 56.1%
Balance of Payment
Current US$ Current BDT % of GDP
Current account balance $2.1 billion 1.4%
Imports of goods and services $41.6 billion BDT3.2 trillion 26.8%
Exports of goods and services $31,635.2 million BDT2.3 trillion 19.5%
Foreign direct investment, net inflows $2,603.0 million 1.7%
Personal remittances, received $13,867.0 million 9.2%
Total reserves (includes gold) at year end $18,087.7 million
Total reserves in months of imports 4.9

Note: For the year 2013 average official exchange rate for BDT was 78.10 per US$.

Events

January

10 January – The lowest temperature since Bangladesh's independence, at 37.4 °F (3.0 °C) was recorded in Saidpur[3] amid 2013 extreme weather events.

February

5 February – Shahbag protests, associated with the Shahbag neighborhood of Dhaka, Bangladesh.[4][5]

March

20 March - Death of Zillur Rahman.[6]

April

24 April - A building collapsed, killing over 1,100 people.

May

  • 8 May - A fire kills 8 people in a garment factory.[7]

July

10 July - Anti-Quota Protests at Shahbag.

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. ^ "80 dead as temperature hits record low in Bangladesh". ReliefWeb. 10 Jan 2013. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bangladesh's rising voices". Aljazeera. 19 February 2013. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Compilation of Shahbag Movement: A new Sun Uplifts". Priyo.com. February 11, 2013. Archived from the original on February 12, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Bangladesh President Zillur Rahman dies after illness". BBC. 20 March 2013. Retrieved 21 May 2018. 
  7. ^ "Latest Bangladesh fire puts new pressure on retailers". Retrieved 22 February 2018. 
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