Thursday, 23rd January 2020
Key Indicators
GDP per Capita (2017) US$ 3438.16
GDP Growth rate (2017) 4.63 %
Population Poverty Rate (2017) 8.2%
General Literacy Rate (2017) 71.4%
Youth Literacy Rate (2017) 93.1%
Labour Force Participation Rate (2018) 62.6%
Unemployment Rate (2018) 3.4%
Youth (15-24 yrs) Unemployment Rate (2018) 15.7%
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Two-Stage Child Disability Study Report
  Two-Stage Child Disability Study Report 22nd August 2012 : NSB is pleased to release the Two-Stage Child Disability Study Report. It is based on the two stage study designed to estimate the prevalence of childhood disabilities among children 2-9.. » Read More
Dec 28, 2012    News    admin   6820 views   
Consumer Price Index 2nd Quater 2012
Consumer Price Index NSB is pleased to release 2nd quarter CPI report today Thursday 26th July 2012. According to the quarterly report, the year on year inflation is measured at 13.53% which is the highest inflation recorded after its rebasing in 2003... » Read More
Dec 28, 2012    News    admin   1839 views   
Training on CPI Mobile Data Collection
Under the auspices of the World Bank (WB), price section of the National Statistics Bureau (NSB) in collaboration with Athang Training Academy (ATA) has developed mobile phone application software where data can be entered and transferred using Mobile.. » Read More
Dec 28, 2012    News    admin   2128 views   
Consumer Price Index 1st Quater 2012
Consumer Price Index According to the CPI, overall consumer prices rose by 9.46% in the 1st quarter of 2012 over the same period a year earlier, larger than the rate of increase in 4th quarter 2011 (8.46%). The food prices contributed 11.40% and non-food.. » Read More
Dec 28, 2012    News    admin   1827 views   
National Accounts Report
10th October 2011 : NSB is pleased to release the National Accounts Statistics for 2010. The economy, buoyed largely by hydro-power related construction activities, recorded a double digit growth of 11.77 percent in 2010 as compared to a moderate 6.73.. » Read More
Dec 28, 2012    News    admin   1778 views   
Bhutan Multiple Indicator Survey Report
03rd June 2011 : NSB is pleased to release The Bhutan Multiple Indicator Survey (BMIS) Report. BMIS was carried out in 2010 by the National Statistics Bureau (NSB). Financial and technical support was provided by the United Nations Children’s Fund.. » Read More
Dec 28, 2012    News    admin   4498 views   
BMIS data collection at 3,800 meters
May 2010 , on the way to Laya: Be it rain, hailstorm, snowfall, burning sun, we continued our hike to interview the mountain people of Bhutan. After two days of walk from the road head, the Gasa enumeration team, sweating and exhausted from the intense.. » Read More
Dec 28, 2012    News    admin   1984 views   
BMIS data collection training underway
7 April 2010, Thimphu: Over 200 enumerators are under-going a two-week training on data collection for the Bhutan Multiple Indicator Survey (BMIS) 2010. The survey, conducted for the first time in Bhutan, will cover over 15,000 households in all the 20.. » Read More
Dec 28, 2012    News    admin   1877 views   
Launching BhutanInfo
Thimphu, 3 Dec. 2009: The National Statistics Bureau (NSB) and the UN system in Bhutan officially launched BhutanInfo on 03 December 2009 at Hotel Tashi Taj in Thimphu. BhutanInfo is a database tool for advocacy and monitoring of socio-economic.. » Read More
Dec 28, 2012    News    admin   2716 views   
Small Area Estimation Training
Paro, 20-24th November 2009:The NSB in collaboration with UNSIAP conducted 5 days basic training on Small Area Estimation. The Professor was provided by UNSIAP, and there were 22 participants (14 from NSB and others from various Ministries and.. » Read More
Dec 28, 2012    News    admin   1732 views   
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