Labor force defined as 15+ age group.
Data for 2009 are projected.
1974, 1981 and 1991 data are from Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Census. Other data are from Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics Labor Force Surveys.
Includes mining and quarrying, utilities and construction.
The industrial sector is defined by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics to include construction. Under this definition manufacturing accounts for 70 percent of industrial GDP and 80 percent of employment.
Shares are calculated in current prices.
These are average growth rate over the preceding decade except for FY1981 that is calculated over FY1975
Power Sector Future Rolling Plan (draft), Power Division, MOEMR; Sixth Five Year Plan 2011-2015, Energy and Mineral Resources Division, MOEMR.