Main events calendar

Past Events

10 April 2019 - 10 April 2019

UN conference hall, UN House, Thimphu, Bhutan

Launch of State of World Population 2019

State of World population (SWOP) is an annual report published by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The first report was launched in 1978. Each annual edition covers and analyses developments and trends in world population and demographics, as well as shedding a light on specific regions, countries and population groups and the unique challenges they face.  Theme of 2019 SWOP is  UNFINISHED BUSINESS ithe pursuit of rights and choices FOR ALL.


National Population Projection

11 January 2019 - 11 January 2019

Hotel Taj, Thimphu

Bhutan Population Projection 2017-47

National Statistics Bureau in collaboration with UNFPA organized two days event to promote data use specifically the National Population and Housing Census 2017 and State of World Population 2018. Day one was on data user workshop and launching of SWOP 2018 was attended by representative from GNHC, district planning officers, geog administartive officers from seventeen districts.  Day two  was the launch of National population projection by H.E Dr. Lotey Tshering, Prime minister of Bhutan.


12 September 2018 - 12 September 2018

Arya Hotel, Thimphu

National consultation on population projection

National consultation on population projection based on 2017 census received full support from high-level participants of policy makers and planners from key ministries. The consultation was attended by three secretaries from Ministry of Home and cultural affairs, Ministry of Health and Ministry of Works and human settlements and director general, directors and chiefs from Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, Gross National happiness Commission.