Population of Bhutan (2021)

Bhutan population

794,557

Births this year: 71,336 Births today 17
Deaths this year 26,904 Deaths today 7

Bhutan Population by Religions(2005 est)

Region Name Percents Number
Lamaistic Buddhist 75.3% 564,844 people
Indian- and Nepalese-influenced Hinduism 22.1% 165,778 people
other 2.6% 19,503 people

Bhutan Population by Ethnic groups (2005 est)

Ethnic groups Name Percents Number
Ngalop (also known as Bhote) 50% 375,063 people
ethnic Nepalese (includes Lhotsampas - one of several Nepalese ethnic groups) 35% 262,544 people
indigenous or migrant tribes 15% 112,519 people

Bhutan population by Age group

Age Both Sexes Population Male Population Female Population Both Sexes (%) Male (%) Female (%) Sex ratio (female/male)
Total 817,339 436,758 380,581 100 100 100 114.8
00-04 65,499 33,306 32,193 8 7.6 8.5 103.5
05-09 65,451 33,219 32,232 8 7.6 8.5 103.1
10-14 71,055 35,994 35,061 8.7 8.2 9.2 102.7
15-19 70,325 35,597 34,728 8.6 8.2 9.1 102.5
20-24 73,225 37,110 36,115 9 8.5 9.5 102.8
25-29 76,809 39,458 37,351 9.4 9 9.8 105.6
30-34 79,253 41,846 37,407 9.7 9.6 9.8 111.9
35-39 75,562 44,456 31,106 9.2 10.2 8.2 142.9
40-44 60,563 34,876 25,687 7.4 8 6.7 135.8
45-49 44,378 24,489 19,889 5.4 5.6 5.2 123.1
50-54 37,890 21,640 16,250 4.6 5 4.3 133.2
55-59 27,429 15,204 12,225 3.4 3.5 3.2 124.4
60-64 23,616 13,421 10,195 2.9 3.1 2.7 131.6
65-69 16,059 8,928 7,131 2 2 1.9 125.2
70-74 12,392 7,267 5,125 1.5 1.7 1.3 141.8
75-79 8,425 4,852 3,573 1 1.1 0.9 135.8
80-84 5,191 2,939 2,252 0.6 0.7 0.6 130.5
85-89 2,787 1,485 1,302 0.3 0.3 0.3 114.1
90-94 1,078 528 550 0.1 0.1 0.1 96
95-99 293 124 169 0 0 0 73.4
100+ 59 19 40 0 0 0 47.5

Bhutan Age structure and Population pyramid

Bhutan Age structure and Population pyramid

Bhutan Sex ratio

Bhutan Sex ratio

Bhutan Dependency ratios

Chart working age in Bhutan

Bhutan Population (1950 - 2021)

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Sex ratio Density
(P/KmĀ²)
2020 817,339 0.98 7,961 114.76 21.44
2019 809,378 1.01 8,121 115.06 21.23
2018 801,257 1.06 8,380 115.38 21.02
2017 792,877 1.12 8,774 115.68 20.80
2016 784,103 1.20 9,273 115.93 20.57
2015 774,830 1.28 9,822 116.10 20.33
2014 765,008 1.37 10,371 116.17 20.07
2013 754,637 1.47 10,926 116.13 19.80
2012 743,711 1.57 11,465 116.01 19.51
2011 732,246 1.67 12,000 115.87 19.21
2010 720,246 1.75 12,416 115.72 18.90
2005 651,163 15.42 86,976 114.00 17.08
2000 564,187 10.86 55,290 105.82 14.80
1995 508,897 -4.97 -26,608 106.31 13.35
1990 535,505 14.18 66,495 107.26 14.05
1985 469,010 13.68 56,449 107.83 12.30
1980 412,561 18.16 63,415 108.57 10.82
1975 349,146 19.79 57,689 106.78 9.16
1970 291,457 15.37 38,828 103.21 7.65
1965 252,629 12.73 28,521 103.25 6.63
1960 224,108 12.00 24,019 103.43 5.88
1955 200,089 13.18 23,294 103.97 5.25
1950 176,795 105.24 4.64
Chart population Bhutan Population (1950 - 2021)