Open translate

International Rankings of Bhutan - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES  Spanish Simplified Chinese French German Russian Hindi Arabic Portuguese

This table lists the international rankings of Bhutan, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Bhutan, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
For a definition of each entry, visit the Definitions page.

Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 57 0.4 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 185 3189 2020
Internet users - percent of population 22 86 % 2021
Internet users - total 160 670800 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 56 3 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 175 19566 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 60 100 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 167 778008 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 59 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Average household expenditures - on food 95 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Budget - expenditures 179 777.000 million US Dollars 2020
Budget - revenues 181 710.000 million US Dollars 2020
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 63 3.4 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 110 321.535 million US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 149 2.671 billion US Dollars 2017
Exports 184 741.602 million US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 187 2.405 billion US Dollars 2017
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 132 26 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 70 16.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 118 58 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 103 48 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 3 47.2 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 56 0 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 55 16.2 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 22 41.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 167 42 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 63 37.4 % 2017
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 57 30.6 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 2012
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 23 2.8 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 188 1.027 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 127 1.96 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 41 7.35 % 2021
Labor force 165 361000 US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 144 8.2 % 2017
Public debt 17 117.33 % of GDP 2020
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 168 8.481 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 111 4.09 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 118 10900 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 76 3.59 2020
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 144 1.056 billion US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 158 12.98 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 158 4.33 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 10 2290 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 87 15.6 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 73 18.8 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 101 328000 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 124 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 185 606000 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 93 211000 metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 100 37000 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 67 174000 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 129 4.315 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 38 4.600 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - imports 114 22.850 million kWh 2019
Electricity - installed generating capacity 116 2.334 million kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 167 60.000 million kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 87 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - total population 83 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 67 N/A 2024
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2024
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 57 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 161 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 1 100 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 69 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 73 0 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 59 100.135 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 121 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 88 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - production 97 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - proven reserves 92 0 cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 73 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 89 0 bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 174 4400 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 106 0 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 128 0 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 184 3120 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 112 0 bbl/day 2017
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 152 1.26 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 156 1.11 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 56 26.1 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 157 13.6 2018
Land use - arable land 138 2.6 2018
Land use - forest 4 85.5 2018
Land use - permanent crops 82 0.3 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 106 10.7 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 37 1.89 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 77 78.000 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 107 320.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 98 3.000 million cubic meters 2019
Total water withdrawal - municipal 111 20.000 million cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 53 2.52 2025
Urbanization - urban population 130 44.4 2023
Geography
Area - land 136 38394 sq km 0
Area - total 138 38394 sq km 0
Area - water 212 0136 sq km 0
Coastline 191 0 km 0
Elevation - highest point 12 7570 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 21 97 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 5 2220 meters 0
Irrigated land 119 320 sq km 2012
Land boundaries - total 116 1136 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 157 13.6 2018
Land use - arable land 138 2.6 2018
Land use - forest 4 85.5 2018
Land use - permanent crops 82 0.3 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 106 10.7 2018
Military
Military expenditures 50 N/A % of GDP 2024
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 151 0.01 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 63 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 135 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 164 0.07 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 91 0.05 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 89 15.6 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 45 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 15 58 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 18 82 N/A 2024
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 89 N/A % 0
Contraceptive prevalence rate 130 N/A % 0
Current health expenditure 72 4.4 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 46 62.8 % 2023
Death rate 67 6.1 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 114 8.6 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 62 11.1 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 160 40.7 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 113 32.1 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 6 99.5 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 109 0 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 100 0.2 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 59 0.5 % of population 0
Education expenditures 17 7 % of GDP 2021
Gross reproduction rate 84 0.86 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 71 25.359 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 67 25.9 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 60 25.6 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 174 74.315 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 83 71.8 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 89 73 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 96 62.8 % 2021
Literacy - male 73 77.9 % 0
Literacy - total population 84 70.9 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 82 60 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 153 29.8132 years 0
Median age - male 88 30.6 years 0
Median age - total 90 30.2 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 86 N/A 2024
Net migration rate 58 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 127 6.4 % 2016
Physicians density 130 0.5 physicians/1,000 population 2020
Population 165 876181 2023
Population growth rate 82 0.96 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 47 90.8 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 72 16.9 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 65 13.6 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 48 9.2 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 11 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 15 1.08 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 9 1.07 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 9 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 12 1.07 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 109 1.77 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 53 2.52 2025
Urbanization - urban population 130 44.4 2023
Transportation
Airports 121 4 2024
Heliports 58 8 2024
Merchant marine - total 144 N/A 2024
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 115 690000 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 129 275849 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 96 6 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 26 2 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 103 N/A km 2024
Roadways - paved 135 N/A km 2024
Roadways - total 81 12205 km 2017
Waterways 110 N/A km 2024

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

NOTE: The information regarding Bhutan on this page is re-published from the 2024 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bhutan 2024 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bhutan 2024 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

This page was last modified 04 May 24, Copyright © 2024 ITA all rights reserved.