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Bhutan People 2010
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SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES

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Bhutan People 2010
SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 19, 2010

Population:
691,141
note: the Factbook population estimate is consistent with the first modern census of Bhutan, conducted in 2005; previous Factbook population estimates for this country, which were on the order of three times the total population reported here, were based on Bhutanese government publications that did not include the census (July 2009 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 30.2% (male 106,410/female 102,164)
15-64 years: 64.3% (male 235,988/female 208,484)
65 years and over: 5.5% (male 20,169/female 17,926) (2009 est.)

Median age:
total: 23.9 years
male: 24.5 years
female: 23.3 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate:
1.267% (2009 est.)

Birth rate:
20.07 births/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Death rate:
7.39 deaths/1,000 population (July 2009 est.)

Net migration rate:
NA

Urbanization:
urban population: 35% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.13 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.12 male(s)/female
total population: 1.1 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 49.36 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 50.38 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 48.29 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 66.13 years
male: 65.33 years
female: 66.97 years (2009 est.)

Total fertility rate:
2.38 children born/woman (2009 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
less than 0.1% (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
fewer than 100 (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA

Major infectious diseases:
degree of risk: intermediate
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne diseases: dengue fever and malaria
water contact disease: leptospirosis (2009)

Nationality:
noun: Bhutanese (singular and plural)
adjective: Bhutanese

Ethnic groups:
Bhote 50%, ethnic Nepalese 35% (includes Lhotsampas - one of several Nepalese ethnic groups), indigenous or migrant tribes 15%

Religions:
Lamaistic Buddhist 75%, Indian- and Nepalese-influenced Hinduism 25%

Languages:
Dzongkha (official), Bhotes speak various Tibetan dialects, Nepalese speak various Nepalese dialects

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 47%
male: 60%
female: 34% (2003 est.)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 10 years
male: 11 years
female: 10 years (2006)

Education expenditures:
7% of GDP (2005)


NOTE: The information regarding Bhutan on this page is re-published from the 2010 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bhutan People 2010 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bhutan People 2010 should be addressed to the CIA.






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