Friday, 16th November 2018
Key Indicators
GDP per Capita (2016) US$ 2,879.07
GDP Growth rate (2016)  7.99%
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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NSB RELEASES 2017 GDP
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) recorded a growth of 4.63 percent in 2017. In current price, the size of the economy increased to Nu.   164,627.92 million, which is an increase of Nu. 15,476.14 million as compared to 2016. The poor.. » Read More
Nov 09, 2018    News    sonam   53 views   
Year on year inflation in the month of September was 2.58%
The National Statistics Bureau released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the month of September 2018 on 29th October 2018. Year-on-Year CPI increased from 131.79 in September 2017 to 135.18 in September 2018 recording an annual increase of 2.58%. The.. » Read More
Oct 30, 2018    News    sonam   63 views   
The National Statistics Bureau will undertake the National Labour Force Survey in the month of November to December, 2018.
In accordance with the resolution of the 10th session of the 2nd Parliament, the mandate of conducting the Labour Force Survey (LFS) is transferred to National Statistics Bureau (NSB) from the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR).  In this.. » Read More
Oct 26, 2018    News    sonam   191 views   
The first Economic Census of Bhutan will be conducted from December 2018 and January 2019
The National Statistics Bureau will be conducting first Economic Census for all business units in Bhutan from December 2018 to January 2019.  The National Statistics Bureau would like to seek the cooperation of all the business units for the successful.. » Read More
Oct 23, 2018    News    sonam   203 views   
Year on year inflation in the month of August was 2%
The National Statistics Bureau released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the month of August 2018 on 28th September 2018. Year-on-Year CPI increased from 131.90 in August 2017 to 134.54 in August 2018 recording an annual increase of 2%. The month-on-month.. » Read More
Oct 01, 2018    News    sonam   156 views   
Year on year inflation in the month of July was 2.01%
The National Statistics Bureau released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the month of July 2018 on 31st August 2018. Year-on-Year CPI increased from 131.41 in July 2017 to 134.05 in July 2018 recording an annual increase of 2.01%. The month-on-month CPI.. » Read More
Aug 31, 2018    News    sonam   245 views   
Producer Price Index Second Quarter 2018
The year-on-year (YoY) inflation rate (as measured by PPI) for April, May and June as compared to the same months of the previous year is recorded at 3.73%, 4.27% and 4.35% respectively. On average this is a increase of 4.12% from the second quarter of the.. » Read More
Aug 28, 2018    News    sonam   191 views   
Year on year inflation in the month of June was 2.55%
The National Statistics Bureau released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the month of June 2018 on 31st July 2018. Year-on-Year CPI increased from 130.67 in June 2017 to 134.00 in June 2018 recording an annual increase of 2.55%. The month-on-month CPI.. » Read More
Jul 31, 2018    News    sonam   325 views   
Year on year inflation in the month of May was 2.62%
The National Statistics Bureau released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for May 2018 on 30th June 2018. Year-on-Year CPI increased from 130.80 in May 2017 to 134.23 in May 2018 recording an annual increase of 2.62%. The month-on-month CPI increased by 0.19% in.. » Read More
Jul 02, 2018    News    sonam   390 views   
Launch of 2017 Population and Housing Census of Bhutan Report
Hotel Taj Tashi, Thimphu 25th June 2018 His Excellency Dasho Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister of Bhutan, launched the reports of 2017 Population and Housing Census of Bhutan (2017 PHCB).   The 2017 PHCB, which is the second in series, was conducted by.. » Read More
Jun 26, 2018    News    sonam   1035 views   
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