Bhutan GDP Annual Growth Rate  1996-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Bhutan expanded 6.50 percent in 2016 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Bhutan averaged 7.95 percent from 1996 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 17.90 percent in 2008 and a record low of 2.10 percent in 2014.

Bhutan GDP Annual Growth Rate
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Bhutan GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
GDP Annual Growth Rate 6.50 5.80 17.90 2.10 percent [+]
GDP 2.24 2.06 2.24 0.14 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 2751.20 2625.60 2751.20 403.70 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 8105.80 7735.60 8105.80 2315.70 USD [+]

Bhutan GDP Annual Growth Rate

Bhutan’s economy, one of the smallest in the world, has been growing consistently in recent years. Bhutan’s overall development strategy is assessed according to the expected impact on the Gross National Happiness indicator, by focusing on providing the population with basic needs, maintaining social cohesion and pursuing sustainable environmental policies. The most important sectors of the economy are hydroelectricity, tourism and agriculture. The government has focused on the development of low volume, high quality tourism, as a way to protect the environment and mitigate the impact of disrupting influences on the domestic culture. Bhutan maintains close fiscal and trading ties with India. Electricity sales to India account for the country's largest share of foreign currency earnings. This page provides - Bhutan GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Bhutan GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.50 5.80 17.90 2.10 1996 - 2016 percent Yearly

GDP annual growth rate by Country
Country Last
Turkey 11.10 Sep/17
China 6.80 Sep/17
India 6.30 Sep/17
Indonesia 5.06 Sep/17
South Korea 3.80 Sep/17
Spain 3.10 Sep/17
Canada 3.00 Sep/17
Netherlands 3.00 Sep/17
Australia 2.80 Sep/17
Germany 2.80 Sep/17
Euro Area 2.60 Sep/17
United States 2.30 Sep/17
France 2.20 Sep/17
Japan 2.10 Sep/17
Russia 1.80 Sep/17
Italy 1.70 Sep/17
Mexico 1.50 Sep/17
United Kingdom 1.50 Sep/17
Brazil 1.40 Sep/17
Switzerland 1.20 Sep/17