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Key Indicators
GDP per Capita (2015) US$ 2,719
GDP real Growth rate (2015)  6.49%
Population Poverty Rate (2012) 12.0%
General Literacy Rate (2012) 63.0%
Youth Literacy Rate (2012) 86.1%
Secondary School Completion Rate (2012) 74.2%
Household with TV Connection (2012) 55.3%
Population Access to Improved Sanitation (2012) 81.0%
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Bhutan:  
* Gives the estimated popuilation as of today based on the PHCB 2005 population and the population growth rate used for the Population projection report. May not necessarly be the same as the figures in the Population projection report due to the reference period of the two figures.   

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2017 Population and Housing Census of Bhutan

Government Order

As per the Royal Command, 30th May to 1st June 2017 is declared as National Census Holidays. The 2nd Population and Housing Census of Bhutan (2017 PHCB) is an important national undertaking. In view of this, the PHCB will cover both Bhutanese and Non-Bhutanese living in the country. Therefore, everyone is expected to stay at their residences and extend full support and cooperation to the census officials

The PHCB which will be conducted by the National Census Secretariat, instituted under the National Statistics Bureau, is the most coprehensive source of information on population and households. It provides benchmark data on demographic, social, economic and housing characteristics. The information collected will be used for formulation of policies, planning and monitoring and evaluation of the development plans and programs. The 2017 PHCB is timley to assess the achivement of the 11th Five Year Plan and the Sustainable Development Goals. The first Population and Housing Census of Bhutan was conducted in May 2005.

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(Dasho Tshering Tobgay)
Prime Minister of Bhutan

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