2000 in Bangladesh

2000 (MM) was a century leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2000th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 1000th and last year of the 2nd millennium, the 100th and last year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 2000s decade.

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2000
in
Bangladesh

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Decades:
See also:Other events of 2000
List of years in Bangladesh

The year 2000 was the 29th year after the independence of Bangladesh. It was also the fifth year of the first term of the Government of Sheikh Hasina.

IncumbentsEdit

Sheikh
Hasina

DemographyEdit

Demographic Indicators for Bangladesh in 2000[1]
Population, total 131,581,243
Population density (per km2) 1,010.8
Population growth (annual %) 2.0%
Male to Female Ratio (every 100 Female) 104.2
Urban population (% of total) 23.6%
Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people) 27.6
Death rate, crude (per 1,000 people) 6.9
Mortality rate, under 5 (per 1,000 live births) 87.4
Life expectancy at birth, total (years) 65.3
Fertility rate, total (births per woman) 3.2

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Bangladesh in 2000
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily mean °C (°F) 17.7
(63.9)
19.7
(67.5)
24.1
(75.4)
26.9
(80.4)
27.4
(81.3)
28.2
(82.8)
28.3
(82.9)
28.2
(82.8)
27.5
(81.5)
27.0
(80.6)
23.7
(74.7)
19.4
(66.9)
24.9
(76.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 17.6
(0.69)
25.9
(1.02)
85.3
(3.36)
207.1
(8.15)
389.3
(15.33)
391.7
(15.42)
342.5
(13.48)
462.6
(18.21)
328.3
(12.93)
177.8
(7.00)
5.2
(0.20)
0.4
(0.02)
2,433.7
(95.81)
Source: Climatic Research Unit (CRU) of University of East Anglia (UEA)[2]

FloodEdit

In September 2000, at least 50,000 people are marooned in Bangladesh after flood water gushed into 30 villages when India opened sluice gates of several rivers.[3]

EconomyEdit

Key Economic Indicators for Bangladesh in 2000[1]
National Income
Current US$ Current BDT % of GDP
GDP $53.4 billion BDT2,685.0 billion
GDP growth (annual %) 5.3%
GDP per capita $405.6 BDT20,406
Agriculture, value added $12.1 billion BDT610.0 billion 23.8%
Industry, value added $11.9 billion BDT598.2 billion 23.3%
Services, etc., value added $27.0 billion BDT1,357.7 billion 52.9%
Balance of Payment
Current US$ Current BDT % of GDP
Current account balance -$.3 billion -.6%
Imports of goods and services $9.7 billion BDT455.9 billion 17.0%
Exports of goods and services $7,214.3 million BDT331.4 billion 12.3%
Foreign direct investment, net inflows $280.4 million 0.5%
Personal remittances, received $1,967.5 million 3.7%
Total reserves (includes gold) at year end $1,515.8 million
Total reserves in months of imports 1.8

Note: For the year 2000 average official exchange rate for BDT was 52.14 per US$.

EventsEdit

 
Hasina with US President Bill Clinton at the Prime Minister's Office in Dhaka, 2000.

Awards and recognitionsEdit

Independence Day AwardEdit

Recipients Area Note
Syed Shamsul Haque literature
Binod Bihari Chowdhury social work
Ajit Ray music
Ustad Khurshid Khan music
Sardar Fazlul Karim education
Shahabuddin painting
Maulana Abdur Rashid Tarkabagish literature
M. A. Rab liberation war
Sultana Kamal sports
Rokanuzzaman Khan children organizer

Ekushey PadakEdit

  1. Ekhlas Uddin Ahmed, literature
  2. Mohiuddin Ahmed, politics (posthumous)
  3. Rafiq Uddin Ahmed, language martyr
  4. Abul Barkat, language martyr
  5. Syed Abdul Hadi, music
  6. Gaziul Haque, Language Movement
  7. Khalid Hossain, music
  8. Nilima Ibrahim, education
  9. Jamal Nazrul Islam, science and technology
  10. Abdul Jabbar, language martyr
  11. Abdullah Al Mamun, drama
  12. Zahidur Rahim, music (posthumous)
  13. Sofiur Rahman, language martyr
  14. Abdus Salam, language martyr
  15. Shamim Sikder, sculpture

SportsEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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