Facts and stats about Bhutan


Population. Ranked 165th in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 122nd in 2012.


China 470 km, India 605 km
Largest city Thimphu - 30,340
Capital city Thimphu - 30,340
Major language Dzongkha (official)
Major religion Buddhism (official), Hinduism
Monetary unit ngultrum ; Indian rupee
Head of state King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
Alternative names Bhutan, Kingdom of Bhutan
Groups Cold countries, Former British colonies, Landlocked countries, Least Developed Countries, South and Central Asia, South Asia, Sparsely populated countries, World

Interesting observations about Bhutan

  • Bhutan ranked first for sex ratio > total population amongst Landlocked countries in 2013.
  • Bhutan ranked first for percentage living in rural areas. globally in 2003.
  • Bhutan ranked first for sex ratio > 65 years and over amongst Cold countries in 2013.
  • Bhutan ranked second for GDP > real growth rate amongst Former British colonies in 2012.
  • Bhutan ranked first for agricultural growth amongst Sparsely populated countries in 2007.
  • Bhutan ranked last for population amongst South Asia in 2013.
  • Bhutan ranked last for GDP amongst South and Central Asia in 2012.