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Bhutan - Urban population as a share of total population

40.2 (%) in 2017

In 2017, urban population for Bhutan was 40.2 %. Between 1968 and 2017, urban population of Bhutan grew substantially from 5.5 to 40.2 % rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 5.36 % in 1969 and then decreased to 1.87 % in 2017.

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What is urban population?

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects.

What is Bhutan urban population?

Date Value Change, %
2017 40.2 1.87 %
2016 39.4 1.94 %
2015 38.7 2.00 %
2014 37.9 2.07 %
2013 37.1 2.14 %
2012 36.4 2.21 %
2011 35.6 2.28 %
2010 34.8 2.30 %
2009 34.0 2.33 %
2008 33.2 2.36 %
2007 32.5 2.39 %
2006 31.7