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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%
Household with Improved Sanitation Facilities (2017) 74.8%
Disability Prevalence Rate (2017) 2.1%
Population Access to Improved Water Sources (2017) 98.6%
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Workshop on the implementation of SEEA-Energy and Waste Account in Bhutan
The workshop on the implementation of the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA) on Energy and waste account was held from 19-20 March 2018 by NSB in collaboration with ESCAP. The understanding of concepts and methods as per the SEEA in.. » Read More
Apr 05, 2018    News    sonam   503 views   
Year on year inflation in the month of February was 2.61%
The National Statistics Bureau released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for February 2018 on 27th March 2018. Year-on-Year CPI increased from 130.19 in February 2017 to 133.59 in February 2018 recording an annual increase of 2.61%. The month-on-month CPI.. » Read More
Mar 27, 2018    News    sonam   491 views   
Year on year inflation in the month of January was 2.89%
The National Statistics Bureau released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for January 2018 on 27th February 2018. Year-on-Year CPI increased from 129.44 in January 2017 to 133.29 in January 2018 recording an annual increase of 2.89%. The month-on-month CPI.. » Read More
Feb 27, 2018    News    sonam   551 views   
Producer Price Index Fourth Quarter 2017
The year-on-year (YoY) inflation rate (as measured by PPI) for October, November and December as compared to the same months of the previous year is recorded at 4.80%, 5.49% and 4.13% respectively. On average this is a increase of 5.14% from the fourth.. » Read More
Feb 20, 2018    News    sonam   551 views   
Year on year inflation in the month of December was 3.30%
The National Statistics Bureau released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for December 2017 on 29th January 2018. Year-on-Year CPI increased from 128.80 in December 2016 to 133.05 in December 2017 recording an annual increase of 3.30%. The month-on-month CPI.. » Read More
Jan 29, 2018    News    sonam   585 views   
Year on year inflation in the month of November was 3.71%
The National Statistics Bureau released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for November 2017 on 30th December 2017. Year-on-Year CPI increased from 127.85 in November 2016 to 132.59in November 2017 recording an annual increase of 3.71%. The.. » Read More
Dec 31, 2017    News    sonam   625 views   
Hon’ble Health Minister, H.E Lyonpo Tandin Wangchuk launches the Multidimensional Poverty Index Report 2017
Press Release Bhutan cuts poverty by roughlyhalf in five years 29 December 2017 - In the last five years, Bhutan cut multidimensional poverty by nearly half, according to a new report unveiled todayin the country’s capital, Thimphu.The report is the.. » Read More
Dec 29, 2017    News    sonam   963 views   
Hon’ble Prime Minister, H.E Lyonchen Dasho Tshering Tobgay launches the Bhutan Living Standards Survey (BLSS) Report 2017 and Poverty Analysis Report 2017
PRESS RELEASE Launch of 2017 Bhutan Living Standards Survey Report & 2017 Poverty Analysis Report   The Hon’ble Prime Minister, H.E Lyonchen Dasho Tshering Tobgay launched the Bhutan Living Standards Survey (BLSS) Report 2017 and.. » Read More
Dec 13, 2017    News    sonam   1769 views   
Year on year inflation in the month of October was 4.86%
The National Statistics Bureau released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for October 2017 on November 29th 2017. Year-on-Year CPI increased from 126.12 in October 2016 to 132.25 in October 2017 recording an annual increase of 4.86%. The month-on-month CPI.. » Read More
Nov 30, 2017    News    sonam   660 views   
Producer Price Index Third Quarter 2017
The year-on-year (YoY) inflation rate (as measured by PPI) for July, August and September as compared to the same months of the previous year is recorded at 5%, 4.47% and 4.24% respectively. On average this is a increase of 4.57% from the second quarter of.. » Read More
Nov 29, 2017    News    sonam   599 views   
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