Economy in Bhutan

Bhutan has a small population, yet and despite this, Bhutan’s economy is growing rapidly. There has been a lot of economic development in recent years.

Bhutan is connected throughout with telecommunication network, including mobile phone service. In every part of the country, even the remotest villages and towns have connection. 

The Bhutanese economy is predominantly agricultural. Farmers, most of whom live in villages, obtain their income through their sales of animal and dairy products, such as cheese, milk and butter. All these villages have access to education and healthcare and are also connected by roads and electricity. In Bhutan, electricity runs on 220/240 volts, with round hole two-pin and three-pin power outlets.

Rice, maize, wheat, barley, buckwheat and millets are the major cereal crops cultivated in Bhutan; and rice is by far the most important and preferred food crop of the Bhutanese.