Where we work


Country code: BD

Main country data


164,669,751 (World Bank 2017)

Working-age population:

50 (World Bank 2017)


GDP (PPP): 637,078,005.33
GDP per capita (current US$):1,516.5
2018 Projected Real GDP (% Change):  7.3 (International Monetary Fund)

Unemployment rate:

4.4 (World Bank 2017)

Migration authorities

Line Ministries:

Under construction

Key migration countries

Main source countries:

1. Malaysia: 233,561

2. Myanmar: 201,346

3. China: 177,772


Inward migration to Bangladesh: 1,422,805

Outward migration from Bangladesh: 7,205,410

Main destination countries:

1. India: 3,171,022

2. Saudi Arabia: 967,223

3. United Arab Emirates: 906,483

All data used in the section above are from the International Organisation for Migration (2015)



Participation in the Budapest Process / Silk Routes Project

Involvement in BP since:

Bangladesh participates in the Budapest Process since 2010.

Key documents related to migration


Under construction

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