Friday, 15th December 2017
Key Indicators
GDP per Capita (2016) US$ 2,879.07
GDP Growth rate (2016)  7.99%
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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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   497 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   112 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   76 views   
Year on year inflation in the month of September was 4.91%
The National Statistics Bureau released the September Consumer Price Index (CPI) and inflation numbers on October 25th 2017. The annual inflation has decreased from 5.34% for the 12 months ending in August, 2017 to 4.91% for the 12 months ending in September,.. » Read More
Oct 25, 2017    News    sonam   204 views   
World Statistics Day
Every year, 20th October is observed as the World Statistics Day. In Bhutan, the NSB has chosen “Better Statistics, Better Decisions” as the theme for this.. » Read More
Oct 20, 2017    News    sonam   262 views   
January 2018 Promotion Notification
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Oct 06, 2017    News    sonam   268 views   
First Environmental Accounts Report released on 29th September 2017
 Press Release The National Statistics Bureau (NSB) announces the release of its first publication, the Annual Environmental Accounts 2017. The publication is a compilation of environment related information in key economic sectors in Bhutan. The.. » Read More
Oct 03, 2017    News    sonam   910 views   
In 2016 GDP growth was 7.99%
                                                       PRESS RELEASE     Bhutanese Economy Grew.. » Read More
Sep 30, 2017    News    sonam   569 views   
Year on year inflation in the month of August was 5.34%
The National Statistics Bureau released the August Consumer Price Index (CPI) and inflation numbers on September 25th 2017. The annual inflation has increased from 5.28% for the 12 months ending in July, 2017 to 5.34% for the 12 months ending in August,.. » Read More
Sep 25, 2017    News    sonam   278 views   
Understanding the situation of elderly citizens in Bhutan
This is the Socio-Economic Analysis and Research Division’s (SEARD) last issue of monograph. Titled ‘Understanding the Situation of Elderly People in Bhutan’, this monograph contains nine chapters. Using mixed method, NSB’s research.. » Read More
Sep 13, 2017    News    sonam   357 views   
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