Bhutan Population

Population now

827,367
Male:438,759(52.96 %)
Female:389,759(47.04 %)
Births in 2019:9,224
Deaths in 2019:3,221

Life expectancy & Rates (2019)

Male:70.83 years
Female:71.62 years
Total:71.22 years
Median Age:26.96 years
Birth Rate:17.24
Death Rate:6.02
Growth Rate:1.86 %
Fertility Rate:1.97

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  • Birth & Death rate
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  • Population structure (mid 2019)
  • Urbanization

Bhutan Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
1960223k114k109k1.040.72%49.7728.876.6734.5334.0235.0517.763.60%4.75
1961229k117k112k1.040.75%49.8628.526.6734.8934.3635.4417.683.79%4.87
1962235k120k115k1.040.77%49.9428.146.6735.2934.7435.8717.694.00%4.99
1963241k123k118k1.040.80%49.9927.726.6735.7335.1636.3317.734.22%5.12
1964247k126k122k1.040.84%50.0227.256.6736.2235.6336.8317.784.45%5.26
1965254k129k125k1.030.87%50.0226.746.6736.7536.1537.3617.814.69%5.41
1966262k133k129k1.030.91%49.9726.206.6737.3036.7137.9317.804.94%5.58
1967271k137k133k1.030.95%49.8625.636.6737.8837.2838.5117.805.21%5.76
1968280k142k138k1.030.98%49.6925.056.6738.4737.8639.1117.795.49%5.95
1969289k146k142k1.031.02%49.4724.476.6739.0638.4439.7017.805.78%6.14
1970298k151k147k1.031.06%49.1823.906.6739.6439.0240.2917.796.09%6.35
1971308k156k152k1.031.09%48.8423.346.6740.1939.5740.8517.656.41%6.55
1972318k162k156k1.041.13%48.4622.806.6840.7440.1241.3817.546.75%6.77
1973328k168k161k1.041.16%48.0522.286.6941.2640.6641.9017.467.11%6.99
1974339k173k165k1.051.19%47.6221.776.6941.7841.2042.4017.407.48%7.21
1975350k180k170k1.051.22%47.1621.266.6942.3141.7542.9017.377.88%7.45
1976361k186k176k1.061.25%46.6620.746.6942.8642.3243.4217.258.29%7.69
1977373k192k181k1.061.28%46.1320.216.6743.4542.9443.9817.178.72%7.94
1978385k199k186k1.071.32%45.5619.646.6444.0843.5944.5817.149.17%8.20
1979397k205k192k1.071.36%44.9819.066.6044.7544.2945.2317.149.64%8.46
1980409k212k198k1.071.41%44.4118.466.5545.4645.0245.9217.1610.13%8.71
1981420k217k203k1.071.46%43.9217.866.5046.2045.7846.6417.0510.65%8.94
1982431k223k208k1.071.52%43.5117.276.4646.9546.5447.3816.9811.18%9.17
1983442k228k214k1.071.58%43.1716.716.4147.7047.3048.1116.9511.75%9.40
1984454k234k220k1.061.65%42.9016.176.3648.4448.0548.8416.9312.33%9.65
1985467k241k226k1.061.72%42.6115.666.3149.1748.8049.5616.9112.94%9.94
1986483k249k234k1.061.79%42.2515.166.2349.9049.5450.2716.8713.58%10.28
1987500k258k243k1.061.85%41.7314.666.1350.6350.2850.9916.8314.24%10.65
1988517k266k251k1.061.90%41.0414.155.9951.3751.0451.7116.8014.93%11.01
1989530k273k258k1.061.95%40.1613.635.8352.1251.8052.4416.8315.65%11.28
1990537k276k261k1.061.98%39.1113.115.6452.8852.5853.1816.9316.39%11.43
1991537k276k261k1.062.02%37.9712.595.4353.6453.3553.9316.8217.16%11.43
1992532k273k259k1.052.05%36.8012.085.2254.3954.1254.6616.7617.96%11.31
1993523k268k255k1.052.08%35.6611.595.0055.1554.8955.4016.7318.79%11.13
1994517k264k252k1.052.11%34.5711.114.8055.9055.6656.1316.6819.65%10.99
1995515k263k252k1.052.14%33.5210.664.6056.6656.4356.8816.5820.54%10.95
1996519k265k254k1.042.18%32.4910.224.4057.4357.2257.6416.7921.46%11.05
1997529k269k259k1.042.21%31.439.794.2058.2358.0358.4317.0122.40%11.25
1998542k276k266k1.042.24%30.329.364.0059.0658.8659.2417.2423.38%11.54
1999558k284k274k1.042.26%29.188.943.8059.9059.7160.0817.4924.38%11.86
2000573k293k281k1.042.28%28.038.543.6060.7660.5760.9417.7925.42%12.20
2001590k302k287k1.052.30%26.928.153.4261.6361.4361.8118.2026.48%12.54
2002606k313k294k1.072.32%25.907.793.2462.4862.2962.6718.6627.57%12.90
2003623k324k300k1.082.35%24.987.463.0963.3263.1263.5119.1928.69%13.26
2004640k335k306k1.12.37%24.177.182.9564.1363.9264.3219.7929.84%13.62
2005657k345k312k1.112.39%23.476.932.8464.8864.6865.0720.3930.97%13.97
2006672k354k318k1.112.40%22.856.722.7365.5865.3765.7720.8731.71%14.30
2007687k363k324k1.122.39%22.276.562.6466.2166.0266.3921.3432.47%14.62
2008701k371k330k1.122.38%21.706.422.5566.7966.6066.9621.8133.24%14.91
2009714k378k336k1.132.34%21.146.322.4667.3267.1467.4722.3134.01%15.20
2010728k386k342k1.132.30%20.586.242.3867.7967.6367.9322.8234.79%15.48
2011741k393k348k1.132.24%20.056.182.3168.2368.0768.3623.2735.59%15.76
2012753k400k353k1.132.19%19.576.132.2468.6468.4868.7823.7536.37%16.02
2013765k406k359k1.132.14%19.156.102.1869.0468.8769.1924.2737.15%16.28
2014776k413k364k1.132.09%18.786.072.1369.4369.2469.6124.7837.92%16.52
2015787k418k369k1.132.06%18.466.042.0969.8269.5970.0325.2838.68%16.75
2016798k424k374k1.132.02%18.176.022.0570.2069.9370.4625.7539.43%16.97
2017808k429k379k1.131.96%17.856.032.0370.5270.2170.8326.2140.17%17.18
2018817k433k384k1.131.91%17.546.032.0070.8770.5271.2226.6940.90%17.38
2019826k438k389k1.131.86%17.246.021.9771.2270.8371.6226.9641.61%17.57

Bhutan Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
2020835k442k393k1.121.81%16.936.021.9471.5771.1472.0227.5342.32%17.77
2021844k446k398k1.121.74%16.576.051.9171.8571.3872.3428.0543.01%17.96
2022853k450k402k1.121.67%16.216.081.8972.1371.6272.6628.6543.69%18.15
2023862k455k407k1.121.60%15.856.101.8672.4071.8772.9829.0044.35%18.34
2024870k459k411k1.121.53%15.496.131.8472.6872.1173.3029.3745.00%18.51
2025878k462k415k1.111.46%15.136.161.8172.9672.3573.6229.8745.64%18.68
2026886k466k419k1.111.38%14.816.221.7973.1972.5573.8930.4146.26%18.85
2027893k470k423k1.111.31%14.496.281.7773.4272.7474.1530.8546.86%19.00
2028900k473k427k1.111.24%14.176.341.7673.6572.9474.4231.0847.45%19.15
2029907k476k431k1.11.16%13.856.401.7473.8873.1374.6831.9048.03%19.30
2030914k479k434k1.11.09%13.536.461.7274.1173.3374.9532.1348.58%19.45
2031920k482k438k1.11.03%13.296.551.7174.3173.5175.1832.5649.12%19.57
2032926k485k441k1.10.97%13.056.631.7074.5173.6875.4132.9049.65%19.70
2033932k488k444k1.10.91%12.826.721.6874.7273.8675.6433.3050.16%19.83
2034937k490k447k1.10.85%12.586.801.6774.9274.0375.8733.9650.65%19.94
2035943k492k450k1.090.79%12.346.891.6675.1274.2176.1034.1751.12%20.06
2036948k495k453k1.090.74%12.197.001.6575.3174.3876.3134.6851.58%20.17
2037952k497k456k1.090.69%12.037.111.6475.5074.5576.5234.9252.02%20.26
2038957k499k458k1.090.65%11.887.221.6475.6874.7276.7235.3752.45%20.36
2039961k501k461k1.090.60%11.727.331.6375.8774.8976.9335.8252.89%20.45
2040965k502k463k1.080.56%11.577.441.6276.0675.0677.1435.9953.33%20.53
2041969k504k465k1.080.52%11.477.571.6276.2375.2277.3336.7253.76%20.62
2042973k505k467k1.080.48%11.377.701.6276.4075.3877.5136.9354.20%20.70
2043976k507k470k1.080.44%11.267.841.6276.5875.5577.7037.5054.64%20.77
2044979k508k471k1.080.40%11.167.971.6276.7575.7177.8837.6155.07%20.83
2045982k509k473k1.080.37%11.068.101.6276.9275.8778.0738.0055.51%20.89
2046985k510k475k1.070.33%10.988.251.6277.0876.0378.2438.4655.94%20.96
2047988k511k477k1.070.29%10.898.411.6277.2576.1978.4138.9356.37%21.02
2048990k512k478k1.070.26%10.818.561.6377.4176.3478.5839.3656.80%21.06
2049992k513k480k1.070.23%10.728.721.6377.5876.5078.7539.4357.23%21.11
2050994k513k481k1.070.20%10.648.871.6377.7476.6678.9240.0157.66%21.15

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