Bhutan Population 2020 (Live)

771,631

Bhutan has not carried out an official census since 2005, although it's population is estimated to have growth rather significantly. It is currently projected that Bhutan will exceed 800,000 people by 2020 and hit nearly 900,000 by 2030. This is a far cry from its 1991 population of 1.37 million.

The current population of Bhutan is 771,631, based on projections of the latest United Nations data. The UN estimates the July 1, 2020 population at 771,608.

Bhutan Growth Rate

Bhutan Population 2020 (Live)

Name Population
Thimphu98,676
Punakha21,500
Tsirang18,667
Phuntsholing17,043
Pemagatshel13,864
Sarpang10,416
Samdrup Jongkhar7,507
Wangdue Phodrang7,507
Samtse5,479
Jakar4,829

Bhutan Population Density Map

Source:
Year Population Growth Rate Density (km²) Population Rank Density Rank
2020771,6081.12%20.24165193
2019763,0921.15%20.02165193
2018754,3881.18%19.79165193
2017745,5631.20%19.56165194
2016736,7081.21%19.33165194
2015727,8761.21%19.10165194
2010685,5031.11%17.98165194
2005648,7391.88%17.02164191
2000591,0212.03%15.51165191
1995534,6200.14%14.03163191
1990530,8042.71%13.93162190
1985464,2662.67%12.18161191
1980406,8753.15%10.67161192
1975348,3963.22%9.14163192
1970297,3163.20%7.80166193
1965253,9942.61%6.66166192
1960223,2882.49%5.86167193
1955197,4572.23%5.18166193
1950176,7970.00%4.64168193

Bhutan Population by Year (Historical)

Year Population Growth Rate Density (km²) Population Rank Density Rank
2020771,6081.12%20.24165193
2025810,5400.99%21.26164195
2030842,6700.78%22.11165196
2035867,3750.58%22.76165198
2040885,1550.41%23.22165199
2045897,3870.27%23.54166201
2050904,6160.16%23.73166200
2055906,1610.03%23.77166199
2060900,941-0.11%23.64166200
2065888,642-0.27%23.31167201
2070869,606-0.43%22.81167201
2075844,972-0.57%22.17168202
2080816,216-0.69%21.41169202
2085784,871-0.78%20.59170205
2090752,083-0.85%19.73170206
2095719,001-0.90%18.86171207

Bhutan Population by Year (Projections)

Bhutan Population Pyramid 2020

Bhutan Population by Age

There are 527,849 adults in Bhutan.

Bhutan Population Pyramid

Bhutan has not carried out an official census since 2005, although it's population is estimated to have growth rather significantly. It is currently projected that Bhutan will exceed 800,000 people by 2020 and hit nearly 900,000 by 2030. This is a far cry from its 1991 population of 1.37 million.

About Bhutan

  1. Department of Planning
  2. UN World Population Prospects (2019 Revision) - United Nations population estimates and projections.

    <p>Total population: Estimated to be consistent with the 2005 census, and with estimates of the subsequent trends in fertility, mortality and international migration.</p>

  3. GeoNames Gazetteer