Population of Bhutan

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Bhutan is 807,026 as of May 20, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Bhutan is projected at 779,898 or 779.90 thousands as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Bhutan is projected at 771,608 or 771.61 thousands people for the year 2020. Bhutan ranks number 165th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Bhutan is ranked 48th among 51 countries in Asia.

Bhutan's population peak will be 2054, with 906.0 thousand people after Bhutan's population decreases year by year. The Bhutan population is projected to reach 842.7 thousand in 2030, increase further to 904.6 thousand in 2050, and fall to 686.0 thousand by 2100. Bhutan accounts for 0.010 percent of the world population. However, its global share will decline by 0.009% in 2044 and is projected to decline at 0.006% by 2100.

Bhutan was at 168th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline at 172nd in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Bhutan population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
2020782,4554.980.6360.010
2021787,4244.9590.6300.010
2022792,3824.9560.6250.010
2023797,3354.9490.6210.010
2024802,2604.9020.6110.010
2025807,1524.8810.6050.010
2026811,9974.810.5920.010
2027816,7804.7570.5820.010
2028821,4984.6780.5690.010
2029826,1184.5620.5520.010
2030830,6184.4380.5340.010
2031834,9854.2950.5140.010
2032839,1814.0980.4880.010
2033843,1993.9380.4670.009
2034847,0473.7570.4440.009
2035850,6973.5440.4170.009
2036854,1403.3430.3910.009
2037857,3563.0880.3600.009
2038860,3312.8620.3330.009
2039863,0452.5660.2970.009
2040865,4812.3070.2670.009
2041867,6211.9730.2270.009
2042869,4411.6660.1920.009
2043870,9661.3840.1590.009
2044872,2051.0930.1250.009
2045873,1510.80.0920.009
2046873,8140.5260.0600.009
2047874,1920.230.0260.009
2048874,294-0.026-0.0030.009
2049874,155-0.252-0.0290.009
2050873,777-0.505-0.0580.009
2051873,176-0.696-0.0800.009
2052872,368-0.92-0.1050.009
2053871,328-1.159-0.1330.009
2054870,049-1.399-0.1610.009
2055868,559-1.582-0.1820.009
2056866,861-1.815-0.2090.009
2057864,934-2.037-0.2360.009
2058862,791-2.25-0.2610.009
2059860,430-2.472-0.2870.009
2060857,836-2.717-0.3170.008
2061855,014-2.927-0.3420.008
2062851,960-3.181-0.3730.008
2063848,644-3.449-0.4060.008
2064845,082-3.676-0.4350.008
2065841,289-3.91-0.4650.008
2066837,246-4.176-0.4990.008
2067832,958-4.399-0.5280.008
2068828,443-4.632-0.5590.008
2069823,685-4.884-0.5930.008
2070818,686-5.115-0.6250.008
2071813,475-5.307-0.6520.008
2072808,088-5.465-0.6760.008
2073802,532-5.648-0.7040.008
2074796,810-5.796-0.7270.008
2075790,927-5.971-0.7550.008
2076784,899-6.083-0.7750.008
2077778,783-6.151-0.7900.007
2078772,581-6.252-0.8090.007
2079766,300-6.31-0.8230.007
2080759,975-6.34-0.8340.007
2081753,626-6.357-0.8440.007
2082747,275-6.346-0.8490.007
2083740,939-6.326-0.8540.007
2084734,634-6.284-0.8550.007
2085728,384-6.216-0.8530.007
2086722,207-6.138-0.8500.007
2087716,101-6.073-0.8480.007
2088710,082-5.966-0.8400.007
2089704,156-5.886-0.8360.007
2090698,303-5.82-0.8330.007
2091692,523-5.741-0.8290.007
2092686,831-5.643-0.8220.007
2093681,222-5.574-0.8180.007
2094675,688-5.494-0.8130.007
2095670,235-5.412-0.8070.006
2096664,871-5.316-0.8000.006
2097659,602-5.221-0.7920.006
2098654,430-5.124-0.7830.006

Bhutan population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
1950176,3673.3111.8770.007
1951179,8333.6232.0150.007
1952183,5453.82.0700.007
1953187,4814.0712.1720.007
1954191,6384.2452.2150.007
1955196,0144.5062.2990.007
1956200,6074.682.3330.007
1957205,4254.9572.4130.007
1958210,4685.1272.4360.007
1959215,7415.422.5120.007
1960221,2665.6292.5440.007
1961227,0715.9812.6340.007
1962233,4176.7132.8760.007
1963240,2686.9882.9090.008
1964247,4447.3642.9760.008
1965255,0107.7683.0460.008
1966262,9768.1643.1050.008
1967271,3398.5623.1560.008
1968280,1028.9643.2010.008
1969289,2969.4253.2580.008
1970298,8949.7713.2690.008
1971308,83710.1133.2750.008
1972319,12810.4713.2810.008
1973329,80010.8713.2970.008
1974340,84211.2153.2910.009
1975352,26911.6393.3040.009
1976364,11912.063.3120.009
1977376,38712.4763.3150.009
1978389,07212.8953.3150.009
1979402,06313.0873.2550.009
1980415,25713.3013.2030.009
1981428,64113.4663.1420.009
1982442,20113.6543.0880.010
1983456,03314.013.0720.010
1984470,16514.2543.0320.010
1985484,52814.4722.9870.010
1986499,15114.7732.9600.010
1987514,02614.9782.9140.010
1988529,05115.0712.8490.010
1989544,20915.2462.8020.010
1990558,44213.222.3670.011
1991567,7105.3160.9360.011
1992545,944-48.848-8.9530.010
1993520,838-1.364-0.2620.009
1994521,2602.2070.4230.009
1995527,53610.3461.9610.009
1996537,4949.571.7810.009
1997546,8659.1721.6770.009
1998557,14311.3832.0430.009
1999570,99016.3122.8570.009
2000587,20716.1222.7460.010
2001603,23415.9322.6410.010
2002619,04815.6962.5360.010
2003634,62715.4622.4370.010
2004649,99115.2662.3490.010
2005663,32311.3981.7180.010
2006673,2608.4751.2590.010
2007681,6148.2331.2080.010
2008689,7378.0141.1620.010
2009697,6787.8671.1280.010
2010705,5167.8111.1070.010
2011713,3317.8171.0960.010
2012721,1457.8131.0830.010
2013728,8897.6731.0530.010
2014736,3577.2640.9860.010
2015743,2746.570.8840.010
2016749,7616.4050.8540.010
2017756,1216.3150.8350.010
2018762,0965.6350.7390.010
2019767,4595.090.6630.010
2020772,5065.0040.6480.010
2021777,4864.9570.6380.010