1980 in Bangladesh

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1980
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Bangladesh

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See also:Other events of 1980
List of years in Bangladesh

1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1980th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 980th year of the 2nd millennium, the 80th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1980s decade.

The year 1980 was the 9th year after the independence of Bangladesh. It was also the fourth year of the Government of Ziaur Rahman.

Incumbents[edit]

President Ziaur Rahman
Ziaur
Rahman

Demography[edit]

Demographic Indicators for Bangladesh in 1980[1]
Population, total 81,470,860
Population density (per sq. km) 625.9
Population growth (annual %) 2.8%
Male to Female Ratio (every 100 Female) 104.1
Urban population (% of total) 14.9%
Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people) 43.6
Death rate, crude (per 1,000 people) 14.2
Mortality rate, under 5 (per 1,000 live births) 198.6
Life expectancy at birth, total (years) 53.5
Fertility rate, total (births per woman) 6.4

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Bangladesh in 1980
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily mean °C (°F) 18.3
(64.9)
20.6
(69.1)
25.1
(77.2)
28.9
(84.0)
27.2
(81.0)
28.2
(82.8)
28.1
(82.6)
28.1
(82.6)
28.4
(83.1)
26.4
(79.5)
23.4
(74.1)
20.4
(68.7)
25.3
(77.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 4.4
(0.17)
34.1
(1.34)
56.2
(2.21)
74.5
(2.93)
319.8
(12.59)
354.4
(13.95)
510.3
(20.09)
393.8
(15.50)
246.2
(9.69)
173.1
(6.81)
1.2
(0.05)
.6
(0.02)
2,168.6
(85.38)
Source: Climatic Research Unit (CRU) of University of East Anglia (UEA)[2]

Economy[edit]

Key Economic Indicators for Bangladesh in 1980[1]
National Income
Current US$ Current BDT % of GDP
GDP $18.1 billion BDT280.8 billion
GDP growth (annual %) .8%
GDP per capita $222.6 BDT3,446
Agriculture, value added $5.6 billion BDT86.4 billion 31.6%
Industry, value added $3.6 billion BDT56.5 billion 20.6%
Services, etc., value added $8.5 billion BDT130.9 billion 47.8%
Balance of Payment
Current US$ Current BDT % of GDP
Current account balance -$702.1 million -3.9%
Imports of goods and services $2,834.0 million BDT50.2 billion 17.9%
Exports of goods and services $1,004.7 million BDT15.4 billion 5.5%
Foreign direct investment, net inflows $8.5 million 0.0%
Personal remittances, received $338.7 million 1.9%
Total reserves (includes gold) at year end $331.2 million
Total reserves in months of imports 1.4

Note: For the year 1980 average official exchange rate for BDT was 15.45 per US$.

Events[edit]

  • 25 March – Bangladeshi armed forces allegedly attacked the village of Kawkhali and left about 300 dead.[3]
  • 1 April - New regulation came into effect enabling the protection of foreign investments in Bangladesh from Government actions like nationalization and expropriation.[4]
  • May - The village level administrative bodies were formed for the first time under the title of "Swanirvar Gram Sarkar" (Self-sufficient village Government).[5]
  • May - President Rahman addressed letters to the Heads of Government of the countries of South Asia, presenting his vision for the future of the region and the compelling arguments for regional cooperation in the context of evolving international realities.[6]

Sports[edit]

Awards and Recognitions[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "World Development Indicators". The World Bank. Retrieved 2018-05-27.
  2. ^ "Climate Change Knowledge Portal". The World Bank Group. Retrieved 2018-05-27.
  3. ^ Roy, Rajkumari Chandra (2000). Land Rights of the Indigenous Peoples of the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh (PDF). International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs. p. 121. ISBN 978-8790730291.
  4. ^ "THE FOREIGN PRIVATE INVESTMENT (PROMOTION AND PROTECTION) ACT, 1980". Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Bangladesh. Retrieved 2018-10-21.
  5. ^ Nath, D.K. (2008-04-24). "Gram sarkar and local government election". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2018-10-21.
  6. ^ "History and mission of SAARC". Daily News (Sri Lanka). 2008-08-01. Retrieved 2018-10-21.
  7. ^ "Bangladesh – National Olympic Committee (NOC)". International Olympic Committee. Archived from the original on 2018-08-08. Retrieved 2018-10-20.
  8. ^ "List of Champions". Atsushi Fujioka for Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 2018-10-16.
  9. ^ "Bangladesh - List of Cup Winners". Ian King, Hans Schöggl and Erlan Manaschev for Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 2018-10-30.
  10. ^ Hasan Babli. "Antorjartik Crickete Bangladesh". Khelar Bhuban Prakashani, November, 1994.
  11. ^ "Awardees who worked in Bangladesh". Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation. Retrieved 2018-11-04.