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2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2006th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 6th year of the 3rd millennium, the 6th year of the 21st century, and the 7th year of the 2000s decade.

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2006
in
Bangladesh

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See also:Other events of 2006
List of years in Bangladesh

The year 2006 was the 35th year after the independence of Bangladesh. It was also the first year of the regime of the fourth caretaker Government led by Fakhruddin Ahmed.

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IncumbentsEdit

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Bangladesh in 2006
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily mean °C (°F) 19.2
(66.6)
23.7
(74.7)
26.1
(79.0)
27.8
(82.0)
28.4
(83.1)
28.5
(83.3)
28.4
(83.1)
28.3
(82.9)
28.5
(83.3)
27.5
(81.5)
23.9
(75.0)
20.6
(69.1)
25.9
(78.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 0.0
(0.0)
3.9
(0.15)
5.9
(0.23)
380.5
(14.98)
135.7
(5.34)
239.2
(9.42)
447.3
(17.61)
286.3
(11.27)
343.8
(13.54)
75.6
(2.98)
24.7
(0.97)
1.9
(0.07)
1,944.8
(76.56)
Source: Climatic Research Unit (CRU) of University of East Anglia (UEA)[1]

DemographyEdit

Demographic Indicators for Bangladesh in 2006[2]
Population, total 145,368,004
Population density (per sq. km) 1,116.8
Population growth (annual %) 1.3%
Male to Female Ratio (every 100 Female) 103.5
Urban population (% of total) 27.5%
Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people) 23.5
Death rate, crude (per 1,000 people) 6
Mortality rate, under 5 (per 1,000 live births) 62.8
Life expectancy at birth, total (years) 68.4
Fertility rate, total (births per woman) 2.6

EconomyEdit

Key Economic Indicators for Bangladesh in 2006[2]
National Income
Current US$ Current BDT % of GDP
GDP $71.8 billion BDT4.8 trillion
GDP growth (annual %) 6.7%
GDP per capita $494.1 BDT33,180
Agriculture, value added $13.0 billion BDT0.9 trillion 19.0%
Industry, value added $17.3 billion BDT1.2 trillion 25.4%
Services, etc., value added $37.9 billion BDT2.5 trillion 55.6%
Balance of Payment
Current US$ Current BDT % of GDP
Current account balance $1.2 billion 1.7%
Imports of goods and services $16.8 billion BDT1.0 trillion 21.8%
Exports of goods and services $12,887.5 million BDT0.8 trillion 16.4%
Foreign direct investment, net inflows $456.5 million 0.6%
Personal remittances, received $5,427.5 million 7.6%
Total reserves (includes gold) at year end $3,877.2 million
Total reserves in months of imports 2.6

Note: For the year 2006 average official exchange rate for BDT was 68.93 per US$.

EventsEdit

 
Yunus at the Grand Hotel in Oslo, Norway

MarchEdit

AprilEdit

JuneEdit

Awards and RecognitionsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ "Top Bangladesh militant captured: police". China Daily. Reuters. 6 March 2006.
  4. ^ "BAF trainee pilot killed as aircraft nosedives". The Daily Star. 25 April 2006.
  5. ^ "The Nobel Peace Prize for 2006" (Press release). Oslo: Nobelprize.org. 13 October 2006.