Agriculture, Value Added (As % of GDP) fell to 17.1% in Bhutan in 2015

Agriculture, Value Added (As % of GDP) (%)
Agriculture | Bhutan | July 15, 2018
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Value added of agriculture as a share of GDP reached 17.1 % in 2015 in Bhutan, according to Faostat. This is 0.798 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, value added of agriculture as a share of GDP in Bhutan reached an all time high of 43.6 % in 1980 and an all time low of 17.0 % in 2012. When compared to Bhutan's main peers, value added of agriculture as a share of GDP in Bangladesh amounted to 17.0 %, 10.0 % in China, 18.1 % in India and 36.6 % in Nepal in 2015.

Bhutan has been ranked 44th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of value added of agriculture as a share of GDP, 7 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Agriculture, Value Added (As % of GDP) Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Bangladesh % 17.9% 17.8% 17.7% 17.1% 16.3%
Bhutan % 18.7% 17.5% 17.1% 17.0% 17.1%
China % 10.3% 10.1% 10.0% 10.1% 10.0%
India % 17.7% 18.2% 18.4% 18.0% 18.0%
Japan % 1.16% 1.18% 1.16% 1.22% 1.19%
Myanmar % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Nepal % 34.0% 36.5% 38.3% 36.5% 35.1%
Pakistan % 23.9% 24.3% 26.0% 24.5% 25.1%
Russia % 4.69% 3.87% 4.37% 3.93% 3.95%
Sri Lanka % 12.7% 12.8% 12.1% 11.0% 10.8%
USA % 1.04% 1.16% 1.36% 1.31% 1.34%