This page is dedicated to Bhutan and contains all insurance and reinsurance related resources including but not limited to list of insurance companies, reinsurance companies, brokers, Surveyors, Loss Adjusters, Risk Managers, Third Party Administrators (TPAs), Local & International Insurance Institutes, Insurance College and Insurance & Reinsurance Regulators. Please remember that this is a collaborative website and if you have any additional information or if you want to add an insurance company which is not listed on this page - you may do so by clicking on 'Add a Company' link on the top of this page. The website shall be updated instantly.
Area: 38,394 sq km (2008)
Population: 658,888 (UN sponsored census in May 2007). 33.1% of the population are under the age of 15yrs. 69.1% of the population live in rural areas and 30.9% in urban areas (2005)
Capital City: Thimphu
People: Three main ethnic groups: Tibeto-Mongoloid mainly in the North and West, Burmo-Mongoloid mainly in the East and Indo-Aryan (Nepalese) in the South.
Language(s): Dzongkha is the official language. There are some 14 other languages spoken including Nepalese dialects. English is very widely spoken and is the language of education.
Religion(s): Mahayana Buddhist 75%, Indian- and Nepalese-influenced Hinduism 25%
Currency: Ngultrum (BTN). The Ngultrum is at par with the Indian Rupee.