Area                                      :               3920 sq.kms          

Altitude                                 :               800-5000 meters    

 Forest Coverage                     :               70.28 %                    

 Administrative                                     Number/Percentage

 Dungkhag (Sub-District)                                      0

 Gewog (Block)                                                   15

 Chiwogs                                                            77

 Households                                                       6966

 Poverty Incidence% (PAR),2012                          10.9

 Unemployment                                                  1.6          

 General literacy rate                                            51.3                        

 Source: DSO,Wangdue

 Average Temperature (Degree Celsius),2014

 

Average for 12 months

Max.

Min.

Average

13.86

27.48

20.67

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Statistical Year Book, NSB    

 Political ,2015                                                   Number

Constituency                                                          2

 Polling Station (NC & NA)                                        47

 Polling Station (As per LG Election)                           78

 Eligible voters (NC & NA , 2013)                               17673

 Parliamentarian                                                      3

 Source: Dzongkhag Election Sector

 Health,2015                                                   Number/Percent 

 Hospital                                                                 2             

 Basic Health Unit                                                     9

 Out- Reach Clinic                                                     28

 Doctor                                                                   4

 Dungtsho                                                               2

 Crude Birth Rate(2012)                                           16.7

 General Fertility Rate(2012)                                     63.5

 Source: Dzongkhag Health Sector, DSO                      

 Population Projection by sex,2015

 Male                        Female                                    Total

 19,127                     18,427                                   37,554

 Population of Dzongkhag by area of Residence,2005

 Urban                             Rural                               Total

 7,522                             23,598                            31,120

Source : Population Projection, PHCB 2005, NSB 

           : Population and Housing Census, 2005

 Education,2015                                                  Number

 School                                                                    25

 Extension Class Room (ECR)                                       8

 Vocational Training Institute                                       0

Total enrolment and staff strength by school,2015

School                                    Students                Teachers

 Primary School                          4535                        207

 Lower SS                                401                          15

 Middle SS                                1325                        27

 Higher SS                               1779                        82

 Private School                         0                             0

 Extended Class Room               175                          13           

Number of Students by sex,2015.

 Boys                                        Girls                        Total

 3882                                        4333                        8215                       

 Non Formal Education  Center,2015                  39           

 NFE Instructor                                                     39           

 NFE Learner                                                        503

ECCD,2015                                                           9

 Instructor                                                               22

 Learner                                                                  286

NFE Learners by sex ,2015

 Male                                       Female                   Total

 116                                          387                          503

Source: Dzongkhag Education Sector, Wangdue

 Livestock Population,2015

Livestock

Numbers

Cattle (Local  and Improved breed)

22333

Mithun

20

Yak

3274

Equine

808

Sheep

1522

Goat

437

Pig (Local Breed)

505

Pig (Improved Breed)

410

Poultry (Local breed)

4500

Poultry (Improved breed)

14871

Cat

1548

Dog(Utility/Pet)

1038

No of poultry farms ,2015                        Numbers

 Thedtsho                                                         1

 Rubesa                                                             2

 Gasetshogom                                                    3

 Daga                                                                4

No. of Piggery farms,2015

Gasethsogom                                                    8

 Daga                                                               19

No. of Dairy farms,2015

Daga                                                               1

Nahi                                                                1

Source : Livestock Sector, Wangdue

Agriculture

Land Use                                                               Acres

Wet Land                                                                4369                                                    

 Dry Land                                                                4916

 Production of major crops and harvested area (2014)

Crops

Harvested Area (Acre)

Production (MT)

Paddy

4289

8116

Maize

302

316

Wheat

878

713

Buckwheat

365

168

Potato

2631

9719

Source: RNR Statistics,2012 & Agriculture Sector

 

 Agriculture  Centres

RNR Extension Cntres                                        14

 RNR Research Centres                                        1

 Regional Seed Centre                                         1

 Farm Mechanization Centres                                1

 Livestock Extension Centres                              1

 Veterinary Hospital                                             1

 Source : Agriculture& Livestock Sector

 Number of Power tillers distributed,2015    Numbers

Private                                                                457

Government                                                        16

Nos. of green houses installed                                24

Electric fences installed                                         6

Source : Agriculture Sector, Wangdue

Forestry

Number of Community Forest                           67                          

Total Area of Community Forest (Hectares)      4939.1

Number of Community Forest Member (HH)   1985

Source : Dzongkhag Forestry Sector

Roads,2014                                                      Kilometres

National Highway

Wangdue to Chuzomsa                                      10

Chuzomsa to Nobding                                       34

Nobding to Dungdung Nyasa                              5

Kamichu to Rurichu                                           15

Rurichu to Hesothangkha                                   14

Hesothangkha to Wangdue                                 3

Infrastructures,2014                                                                                           

Farm Roads(Dept. of Agri and Livestock)          42 nos        

Bridges                                                       19 nos            

   Source: Annual Information Bulletin, MOWHS

Religion and Culture,2015                 Number

Lhakhangs                                                                149

Source: Dzongkhag Cultural Sector. 

 Financial Institution                                           Number

Bank of Bhutan                                                     1

Bhutan National Bank                                             1

BDBL                                                                   1

RICBL                                                                  1

T-Bank                                                                1

Druk PNB Limited                                                  1

BOB ATM                                                            3

 Source: DSO, Wangduephodrang

Telecommunications,2014

Fixed Telephone line connections                       1057

Local TV operators                                               6

Source : Bhutan Telecom

Labor force Participation,2012

Male                        Female                    Total

12,177                     11,760                     23,937

Employed Person by Sex,2012

Male                        Female                    Total

11,711                     11,443                     23,154

Source, Labor Force Survey, MOLHR

Mean house rent paid by household in 2012 (Nu)

Urban                     Rural                       Bhutan

5,134                       1,362                       3,313

Source : BLSS, NSB

Civil Servants under Dzongkhag and  Thromde Administration, 2014

Regular

Contract

Total

723

17

740

Civil Servants under Dzongkhag Administration, by Position Category as of December, 2014

 Executive                                                 0            

 Specialist                                                 0            

Professional and Management                     486                         

Supervisory and Support                            227         

Operational                                             30           

Total                                                     740         

 Source: Annual report ,RCSC.

Administrative Heads

Dasho  Sonam Jigme                            Dzongda

Dasho Nima Gyeltshen                       Dzongrab

For further inquiries

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Nimala

Dzongkhag Statistical Officer

Dzongkhag Statistics office,

Wangduephodrang Dzongkhag.

Mobile : 17645108

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