Bhutan Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Bhutan population from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Bhutan in 2020 is 771,608, a 1.12% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Bhutan in 2019 was 763,092, a 1.15% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Bhutan in 2018 was 754,388, a 1.18% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Bhutan in 2017 was 745,563, a 1.2% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
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Lesotho 2,142,249
Timor-Leste 1,318,445
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Bhutan - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 771,608 1.12%
2019 763,092 1.15%
2018 754,388 1.18%
2017 745,563 1.20%
2016 736,708 1.21%
2015 727,876 1.23%
2014 719,055 1.24%
2013 710,237 1.23%
2012 701,581 1.19%
2011 693,298 1.14%
2010 685,503 1.06%
2009 678,323 1.00%
2008 671,613 1.01%
2007 664,876 1.14%
2006 657,410 1.34%
2005 648,739 1.55%
2004 638,815 1.75%
2003 627,839 1.92%
2002 616,018 2.05%
2001 603,640 2.14%
2000 591,021 2.27%
1999 577,881 2.39%
1998 564,377 2.30%
1997 551,709 1.89%
1996 541,465 1.28%
1995 534,620 0.51%
1994 531,897 -0.13%
1993 532,596 -0.36%
1992 534,516 -0.02%
1991 534,632 0.72%
1990 530,804 1.65%
1989 522,179 2.48%
1988 509,540 3.08%
1987 494,312 3.26%
1986 478,692 3.11%
1985 464,266 2.83%
1984 451,476 2.65%
1983 439,822 2.54%
1982 428,934 2.59%
1981 418,111 2.76%
1980 406,875 2.96%
1979 395,195 3.10%
1978 383,326 3.20%
1977 371,428 3.25%
1976 359,725 3.25%
1975 348,396 3.23%
1974 337,485 3.21%
1973 326,982 3.20%
1972 316,828 3.22%
1971 306,955 3.24%
1970 297,316 3.27%
1969 287,891 3.29%
1968 278,734 3.26%
1967 269,947 3.16%
1966 261,668 3.02%
1965 253,994 2.85%
1964 246,964 2.68%
1963 240,523 2.54%
1962 234,554 2.49%
1961 228,851 2.49%
1960 223,288 2.52%
1959 217,808 2.53%
1958 212,426 2.52%
1957 207,199 2.47%
1956 202,196 2.40%
1955 197,457 2.31%
1954 192,994 2.23%
1953 188,791 2.18%
1952 184,764 2.19%
1951 180,812 2.27%
1950 176,797 0.00%