Bangladesh has a population of 156.2 million people, and a land mass of 130 000 km2. Life expectancy is 71 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 1855, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2019 with 8.2%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 302.5 billion.
Bangladesh is ranked at place 168 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Bangladesh is ranked at place 146, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Bangladesh in 2020 were NOK 288 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Bangladesh at a value of NOK2.557 billion.