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Poverty in Bhutan

Get the latest statistical data on poverty and socioeconomic development in Bhutan and compare poverty indicators among countries in South Asia.

Poverty Data: Bhutan

Source: Basic Statistics 2018
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Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Bhutan

Latest available data on selected indicators (prevalence of undernourishment, stunting, and malnutrition) for Bhutan’s Sustainable Development Goal 2.

Source: Basic Statistics 2018
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Latest available data on selected indicators (maternal and neonatal mortality rates; tuberculosis incidence; mortality rates attributed to cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, or chronic respiratory disease) for Bhutan’s Sustainable Development Goal 3.

Source: Basic Statistics 2018
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Latest available data on selected indicators (participation rates in organized learning, proportion of teachers who have received at least the minimum organized teacher training) for Bhutan’s Sustainable Development Goal 4.

Source: Basic Statistics 2018
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Latest available data on selected indicators (proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments) for Bhutan’s Sustainable Development Goal 5.

Source: Basic Statistics 2018
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Latest available data on selected indicators (share of population using safely managed drinking water and sanitation services) for Bhutan’s Sustainable Development Goal 6.

Source: Basic Statistics 2018
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Latest available data on selected indicators (share of population with electricity access, renewable energy share in the total final energy consumption) for Bhutan’s Sustainable Development Goal 7.

Source: Basic Statistics 2018
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Latest available data on selected indicators (unemployment rates [male/female]; share of youth not in education, employment or training; share of adults with an account at a bank or other financial institution) for Bhutan’s Sustainable Development Goal 8.

Source: Basic Statistics 2018
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Latest available data on selected indicators (CO2 emissions, official flows for infrastructure, share of population covered by mobile networks [3G, LTE/WiMAX]) for Bhutan’s Sustainable Development Goal 9.

Source: Basic Statistics 2018
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Latest available data on selected indicators (growth rates of household expenditure or income per capita) for Bhutan’s Sustainable Development Goal 10.

Source: Basic Statistics 2018
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Latest available data on selected indicators (share of urban population living in slums, average annual mean of particulate matter) for Bhutan’s Sustainable Development Goal 11.

Source: Basic Statistics 2018
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Latest available data on selected indicators (material footprint, domestic material consumption) for Bhutan’s Sustainable Development Goal 12.

Source: Basic Statistics 2018
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Latest available data on selected indicators (volume of remittances as a proportion to total GDP, debt service as a percentage of exports of goods and services) for Bhutan’s Sustainable Development Goal 17.

Source: Basic Statistics 2018
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Social Protection Data: Bhutan

Source: ADB Social Protection Index