Bhutan: Rural population, percent

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
 Bhutan

Rural population, percent of total population

 Latest value 56.31
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 79.92
 Min - Max 56.31 - 96.4
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Bhutan from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Bhutan during that period was 79.92 percent with a minimum of 56.31 percent in 2022 and a maximum of 96.4 percent in 1960. The latest value from 2022 is 56.31 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 196 countries is 38.97 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Recent values chart
Bhutan - Rural population, percent - recent values

Historical chart
Bhutan - Rural population, percent - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 0.78 2022 million
 Percent urban population 43.69 2022 percent
 Population density 20 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 6.25 2022 percent
 Percent children 22.14 2022 percent
 Percent female population 47.10 2022 percent
 Rural population, percent 56.31 2022 percent
 Age dependency ratio 39.66 2022 percent
 Refugee population 3,000 1966 refugees
 Migrant population 7 2015 percent
 Population growth 0.64 2022 percent
This site uses cookies.
Learn more here


OK