Location: South and South-West Asia         Gross domestic product (current US$): 21,409 millions (2018)
Land area: 652,860                         GDP growth: 2.50 % (2018)
Population: 37.172 millions (2018)

Source: UNCTADStat, 2020.


LDC status

Inclusion: 1971

Gross national income (GNI) per capita: $633

Human assets index (HAI): 48.4

Economic vulnerability index (EVI): 39.3

Source: DESA/CDP, 2018.


All data are collected and maintained by ESCAP Statistics Division.

Reports and Publications


National workshop on Capital Market Development in Bhutan

12/18/2019 to 12/19/2019 | Thimphu, Bhutan

National Workshop on Resource Mobilization for Sustainable Development

11/19/2019 to 11/20/2019 | Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Joint UN Workshop on Preparing for a Smooth Graduation from the LDC Category

10/17/2019 to 10/18/2019 | Honiara, Solomon Islands

Workshop on SDGs and Sustainable Graduation of South Asian LDCs

10/14/2019 to 10/15/2019 | Kathmandu, Nepal

Workshop on SDGs and Graduation of South Asian LDCs

10/1/2019 to 10/2/2019 | Thimphu, Bhutan

Workshop on SDGs and Sustainable LDC Graduation of Bangladesh

9/23/2019 to 9/26/2019 | Bangkok, Thailand

Challenges in Graduating from LDCs for Bangladesh

6/20/2019 to 6/25/2019 | New Delhi and Bangkok