Bhutan: Birth rate

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The number of crude births per 1000 people, per year

 Latest value 12.48
 Year 2021
 Measure births per 1000 people
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 33.65
 Min - Max 12.48 - 48.77
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Bhutan from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Bhutan during that period was 33.65 births per 1000 people with a minimum of 12.48 births per 1000 people in 2021 and a maximum of 48.77 births per 1000 people in 1963. The latest value from 2021 is 12.48 births per 1000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 194 countries is 18.88 births per 1000 people. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Bhutan - Birth rate - Recent values chart

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Bhutan - Birth rate - historical chart - 1960-2021

Definition: Crude birth rate indicates the number of live births occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate provides the rate of natural increase, which is equal to the rate of population change in the absence of migration.

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