Fast Facts

4% Unemployment rate
8th Densest country
+138% GDP per capita over 10 years


A bustling metropolis in this nation of 160M, Dhaka is on the edge of new highs of economic growth. 70% of Bangladesh's Internet traffic comes from mobile devices, twice the rate of the US. This helps make Dhaka the 50th largest economy in the world if it were a country. Combine that rise with a 4% unemployment rate rivalling that of the US at its economic peak, and you have an optimal ecosystem for startups to bloom.