Population of Bhutan

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Bhutan is 787,009 as of May 20, 2022, 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
2020771,6088,5161.120.010
2021779,8988,2901.070.010
2022787,9418,0431.030.010
2023795,7327,7910.990.010
2024803,2707,5380.950.010
2025810,5407,2700.910.010
2026817,5557,0150.870.010
2027824,2746,7190.820.010
2028830,7086,4340.780.010
2029836,8396,1310.740.010
2030842,6705,8310.700.010
2031848,1955,5250.660.010
2032853,4325,2370.620.010
2033858,3714,9390.580.010
2034863,0104,6390.540.010
2035867,3754,3650.510.010
2036871,4484,0730.470.010
2037875,2393,7910.440.010
2038878,7893,5500.410.010
2039882,0803,2910.370.010
2040885,1553,0750.350.010
2041888,0132,8580.320.010
2042890,6622,6490.300.010
2043893,1062,4440.270.010
2044895,3442,2380.250.009
2045897,3872,0430.230.009
2046899,2451,8580.210.009
2047900,8981,6530.180.009
2048902,3531,4550.160.009
2049903,5971,2440.140.009
2050904,6161,0190.110.009
2051905,4127960.090.009
2052905,9755630.060.009
2053906,2973220.040.009
2054906,367700.010.009
2055906,161-206-0.020.009
2056905,676-485-0.050.009
2057904,915-761-0.080.009
2058903,881-1,034-0.110.009
2059902,555-1,326-0.150.009
2060900,941-1,614-0.180.009
2061899,050-1,891-0.210.009
2062896,868-2,182-0.240.009
2063894,406-2,462-0.270.009
2064891,660-2,746-0.310.009
2065888,642-3,018-0.340.009
2066885,348-3,294-0.370.009
2067881,788-3,560-0.400.008
2068877,963-3,825-0.430.008
2069873,902-4,061-0.460.008
2070869,606-4,296-0.490.008
2071865,088-4,518-0.520.008
2072860,345-4,743-0.550.008
2073855,411-4,934-0.570.008
2074850,282-5,129-0.600.008
2075844,972-5,310-0.620.008
2076839,504-5,468-0.650.008
2077833,882-5,622-0.670.008
2078828,115-5,767-0.690.008
2079822,221-5,894-0.710.008
2080816,216-6,005-0.730.008
2081810,113-6,103-0.750.008
2082803,920-6,193-0.760.008
2083797,644-6,276-0.780.007
2084791,291-6,353-0.800.007
2085784,871-6,420-0.810.007
2086778,392-6,479-0.830.007
2087771,858-6,534-0.840.007
2088765,296-6,562-0.850.007
2089758,704-6,592-0.860.007
2090752,083-6,621-0.870.007
2091745,468-6,615-0.880.007
2092738,840-6,628-0.890.007
2093732,217-6,623-0.900.007
2094725,595-6,622-0.900.007
2095719,001-6,594-0.910.007
2096712,408-6,593-0.920.007
2097705,835-6,573-0.920.006
2098699,284-6,551-0.930.006
2099692,763-6,521-0.930.006
2100686,281-6,482-0.940.006

Bhutan population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
1950176,797--0.007
1951180,8124,0152.270.007
1952184,7643,9522.190.007
1953188,7914,0272.180.007
1954192,9944,2032.230.007
1955197,4574,4632.310.007
1956202,1964,7392.400.007
1957207,1995,0032.470.007
1958212,4265,2272.520.007
1959217,8085,3822.530.007
1960223,2885,4802.520.007
1961228,8515,5632.490.007
1962234,5545,7032.490.007
1963240,5235,9692.540.007
1964246,9646,4412.680.008
1965253,9947,0302.850.008
1966261,6687,6743.020.008
1967269,9478,2793.160.008
1968278,7348,7873.260.008
1969287,8919,1573.290.008
1970297,3169,4253.270.008
1971306,9559,6393.240.008
1972316,8289,8733.220.008
1973326,98210,1543.200.008
1974337,48510,5033.210.008
1975348,39610,9113.230.009
1976359,72511,3293.250.009
1977371,42811,7033.250.009
1978383,32611,8983.200.009
1979395,19511,8693.100.009
1980406,87511,6802.960.009
1981418,11111,2362.760.009
1982428,93410,8232.590.009
1983439,82210,8882.540.009
1984451,47611,6542.650.009
1985464,26612,7902.830.010
1986478,69214,4263.110.010
1987494,31215,6203.260.010
1988509,54015,2283.080.010
1989522,17912,6392.480.010
1990530,8048,6251.650.010
1991534,6323,8280.720.010
1992534,516-116-0.020.010
1993532,596-1,920-0.360.010
1994531,897-699-0.130.009
1995534,6202,7230.510.009
1996541,4656,8451.280.009
1997551,70910,2441.890.009
1998564,37712,6682.300.009
1999577,88113,5042.390.010
2000591,02113,1402.270.010
2001603,64012,6192.140.010
2002616,01812,3782.050.010
2003627,83911,8211.920.010
2004638,81510,9761.750.010
2005648,7399,9241.550.010
2006657,4108,6711.340.010
2007664,8767,4661.140.010
2008671,6136,7371.010.010
2009678,3236,7101.000.010
2010685,5037,1801.060.010
2011693,2987,7951.140.010
2012701,5818,2831.190.010
2013710,2378,6561.230.010
2014719,0558,8181.240.010
2015727,8768,8211.230.010
2016736,7088,8321.210.010
2017745,5638,8551.200.010
2018754,3888,8251.180.010
2019763,0928,7041.150.010