Bhutan

Census Results


1969-11-11 1,034,774
2005-05-30 672,425

General Information


Official name the Kingdom of Bhutan
Official name [native] འབྲུག་གྷལ་ཁབ [Druk Gyalkhap] «Dzongkha»
Capital Thimphu
Capital [native] ཐིམ་ཕུ [Thimphu] «Dzongkha»
Region South-central Asia
ISO code BT
Statistical agency National Statistics Bureau

Name in Chinese 不丹王国
Name in Arabic مملكة بوتان
Name in Spanish el Reino de Bhután
Name in Russian Королевство Бутан
Name in French le Royaume du Bhoutan

Administrative units

Dzongkhagcapitalarea (sq.km.)population
2005-05-30
census
BumthangJakar2,70816,116
ChhukhaPhuentsholing1,88274,387
DaganaDagana1,40018,222
Gasa..4,4093,116
HaaHa1,70711,648
LhuentseLhuentse2,88815,395
MongarMongar1,87537,069
ParoParo1,28636,433
PemagatshelPemagatshel51813,864
PunakhaPunakha1,09617,715
Samdrup JongkharSamdrup1,87839,961
SamtseSamtse1,30960,100
SarpangGeylegphug1,88441,549
ThimphuThimphu1,81998,676
TrashigangTrashigang1,71951,134
Trashiyangtse..1,43817,740
TrongsaTrongsa1,80713,419
TsirangDamphu64018,667
Wangdue PhodrangWangdue3,00031,135
ZhemgangZhemgang2,12618,636
total 38,394672,425
source: Population and Housing Census of Bhutan 2005.
note: The total of 672,425 is based upon 634,982 people placed in the several dzhongkhags and a floating population of 37,443.
note: above area total is land area. Other area data is highly circumspect.

Expanded administrative units

Dzongkhag
Geog
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
2005-05-30
census
BumthangJakar2,70816,116
Chhoekhor 1,533 
Chumme 404 
Tang 511 
Ura 267 
ChhukhaPhuentsholing1,88274,387
Bjachho 141 
Bongo 396 
Chapchha 113 
Darla 140 
Dungna 165 
Gelling 247 
Getena 214 
Lokchina 70 
Metakha 100 
Phuentsholing 140 
Sampheling 73 
DaganaDagana1,40018,222
Deorali   
Dorona   
Drujeygang   
Gaserling   
Goshi   
Kana   
Khebisa   
Laja   
Lhamoizingkha   
Ninchula   
Trashiding   
Tsendagang   
Tseza   
Tshangkha   
Gasa..4,4093,116
Khame   
Khatoe   
Laya   
Lunana   
HaaHa1,70711,648
Bjee 802 
Eusu 68 
Gakiling   
Katsho 42 
Samar 362 
Sombaykha 433 
LhuentseLhuentse2,88815,395
Gangzur 536 
Jarrey 136 
Khoma 652 
Kurtoe 1,074 
Menbi   
Metsho 217 
Minjey 138 
Tsenkhar 130 
MongarMongar1,87537,069
Balam 27 
Chali 42 
Chaskhar 53 
Drametse 79 
Drepong 51 
Gongdue 187 
Jurmey 55 
Khengkhar 100 
Mongar 77 
Narang   
Ngatshang 71 
Saling 462 
Shemung 302 
Silambi 289 
Thangrong 69 
Tsakaling 72 
Tsamang 144 
ParoParo1,28636,433
Dogar 106 
Dopshari 37 
Doteng 193 
Hungrel 4 
Lamgong 49 
Lungnyi 60 
Naja 152 
Shaba 76 
Tsento 575 
Wangchang 34 
PemagatshelPemagatshel51813,864
Chhokhorling 145 
Chimung 53 
Chongshing 31 
Dechenling 137 
Dungmin 109 
Khar 136 
Nanong 81 
Norbugang   
Shumar 92 
Yurung 28 
Zobel 63 
PunakhaPunakha1,09617,715
Barp   
Chhubu   
Dzomi   
Goenshari   
Guma   
Kabjisa   
Lingmukha   
Shengana   
Talo   
Toep   
Toewang   
Khuru   
Samdrup JongkharSamdrup1,87839,961
Dewathang   
Gomdar   
Langchenphu   
Lauri   
Martshalla   
Orong   
Pemathang   
Phuntshothang   
Samrang   
Serthi   
Wangphu   
SamtseSamtse1,30960,100
Bara   
Biru   
Chargharey   
Chengmari   
Denchukha   
Dorokha   
Dungtoe   
Lahireni   
Pagli   
Samtse   
Sipsu   
Tading   
Tendu   
Ugyentse   
Yoeseltse   
SarpangGeylegphug1,88441,549
Bhur   
Chuzagang   
Dekiling   
Doban   
Gelephu   
Hilley   
Jigmichhoeling   
Senge   
Sershong   
Shompangkha   
Taklai   
Umling   
ThimphuThimphu1,81998,676
Chang 194 
Dagala 85 
Geney 144 
Kawang 308 
Lingzhi 386 
Mewang 128 
Naro 277 
TrashigangTrashigang1,71951,134
Bartsham   
Bidung   
Kanglung   
Kangpara   
Khaling   
Lumang   
Merak   
Phongmey   
Radhi   
Sakten   
Samkhar   
Shongphu   
Thrimshing   
Uzorong   
Yangneer   
Trashiyangtse..1,43817,740
Bumdeling   
Jamkhar   
Khamdang   
Ramjar   
Toetsho   
Tomzhangtshen   
Yallang   
Yangtse   
TrongsaTrongsa1,80713,419
Drakteng   
Korphu   
Langthil   
Nubi   
Tangsibji   
TsirangDamphu64018,667
Barshong 21 
Beteni 171 
Dunglagang 48 
Goseling 10 
Kikhorthang 18 
Mendrelgang 15 
Patala 138 
Phuentenchhu 137 
Rangthangling 25 
Semjong 15 
Tsholingkhar 14 
Tsirangtoe 30 
Wangdue PhodrangWangdue3,00031,135
Athang   
Bjena   
Daga   
Dangchu   
Gangtey   
Gasetshog Gom   
Gasetshog Wom   
Kazhi   
Nahi   
Nyisho   
Phangyul   
Phobjikha   
Rubeisa (Ruepisa)   
Sephu   
Thedtsho   
ZhemgangZhemgang2,12618,636
Bardho   
Bjoka   
Goshing   
Nangkhor   
Ngangla   
Phangkhar   
Shingkhar   
Trong   
total 38,394672,425
source: Population and Housing Census of Bhutan 2005.
note: The total of 672,425 is based upon 634,982 people placed in the several dzhongkhags and a floating population of 37,443.
note: above area total is land area. Other area data is highly circumspect.

Main cities

namepopulation
2005-05-30
census
Thimphu42,465
Phuentsholing11,169
source: "Book of the Year 2000", Encyclopedia Britannica.