Population of Bhutan 2021

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Population of Bhutan 2021

Bhutan, officially known as the Thunder dragon empire or “The kingdom of Bhutan” is a landlocked country in the Eastern Himalayas. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of  Bhutan in 2020 is 771,612 (7.71 lakhs)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

 

Bhutan Population 2021

Bhutan has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 1.12%. Its estimated population in 2021 is  779,900 (7.8 Lakhs). The total Land Area of Bhutan is 38,394 sq.km (14,824 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Bhutan is 20 per Km2 (52 people per mi2).

Population of Bhutan in 2021  – 7.8 Lakhs (Approx)
 Bhutan 2020 Population
Total Population771,612 (7.71 lakhs)
Global Rank165
Share of World Pop.0.01%
Land Area 38,394 sq.km (14,824 sq. mi)
Area Rank133
Pop. Density20 people/sq. km
Capital CityThimphu

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Bhutan Demographics
Fertility Rate* 2
Infant mortality rate ** 19.6
Median Age  28.1 Years
Life Expectancy 72.77 years
Urban Population 45.8%

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Bhutan

Religion in Bhutan

  • Buddhism – 74.8%
  • Hinduism – 22.6%
  • Bon and other indigenous faith – 1.9%
  • Christianity – 0.4%
  • Islam – 0.1%
  • Other or none -0.1%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Bhutan by Population

Largest cities or towns in Bhutan

1. Thimphu – 114,551 
2. Phuntsholing – 27,658
3. Paro – 11,448
4. Gelephu – 9,858
5. Samdrup Jongkhar – 9,325
6. Wangdue Phodrang – 8,954
7. Punakha – 6,626
8. Jakar – 6,243
9. Nganglam  – 5,418
10. Samtse  – 5,396