Dzongkhag at A Glance

Wangduephodrang Dzongkhag, 2017

INDICATORS

YEAR

1. GENERAL

2017

Geographical Characteristics

 

Area (sq. km)

4029.03

Altitude (masl.)

800-500

 

 

Administrative Tiers (Nos.)

2016

Dungkhags

0

Gewogs

15

Chiwogs

77

Villages

558

Gungtong

37

 

 

2. POPULATION

2014

2015

2016*

Total

36922

37554

29109

Male

18832

19127

14414

Female

18090

18427

14695

Population density (per sq. km)

9.4

9.6

7.2

 

 

 

 

3. POVERTY RATE (TERMINAL)

As per PAR 2012

Consumption Poverty Rate  (%)

10.9

Multi-dimensional Poverty Rate  (%)

18.5

 

 

4. HEALTH

 

Infrastructure (Nos.)

2014

2015

2016

  Hospitals

2

2

2

  Indigenous Units

2

3

3

  Basic Health Units (BHUs)

9

9

9

BHU I

1

1

1

BHU II

8

8

8

  Outreach Clinics

28

28

28

With Sheds

24

24

24

Without Sheds

5

5

5

Ambulance

4

6

6

 

 

 

 

Health Personnel (Nos.)

2014

2015

2016

Doctors

4

5

5

Dungtshos (Indegenious Doctor)

2

2

2

Sowai Menpa (Indegenious Medical Technicians)

3

4

4

Nurses

 

 

26

Technicians

21

21

21

 

 

 

 

Health Indicators

2014

2015

2016

  Infant Mortality Rate (Per 1,000 live births)

8.47

3.67

6.14

  Crude Birth Rate (Per 1,000 population)

22.37

16.70

16.70

  Crude Death Rate (Per 1,000 population)

6.18

4.50

4.16

  Maternal Mortality Rate (%)

11.62

9.05

9.52

Doctors per bed

0.08

0.08

0.13

Birth attended by trained personnel (%)

88.5

94.5

94.9

  Under one immunization coverage (%)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sanitation

2014

2015

2016

  Rural water supply coverage (%)

97.9

94.9

85.44

  Rural population access to safe drinking water supplies (%)

96.1

93.6

75.1*

  Rural population access to improved sanitation (%)

98.9

95.7

97.2

 

 

 

 

5. EDUCATION

 

 

 

Number of educational institutes (Includes pvt. Nos)

2014

2015

2016

  Tertiary Institute under RUB

0

0

0

  Central Schools

0

2

2

  Higher Secondary Schools

2

2

1

  Middle Secondary Schools

2

2

0

  Lower Secondary Schools

3

1

1

  Primary Schools

19

20

17

Extended Class Room

8

8

8

Non Formal Education Centres (NFE)

39

39

23

Early Child Care and Development Centres

9

9

9

  Other Institutes(Includes special institutes, vocational institutes & sankrit patshala)

1

1

1

 

 

 

 

Educational Indicators (Includes private schools)

2014

2015

2016

  School enrolment (Nos.)

8334

8215

8208

Male

3977

3882

4308

Female

4357

4333

3900

  Teachers (Nos.)

384

355

387

Male

230

194

220

Female

154

160

167

Pupil-teacher Ratio

21.7

23.1

21.2

NFE Instructors

39

39

24

Male

13

13

8

Female

26

26

16

NFE learners (Nos.)

565

496

315

Male

135

110

94

Female

429

386

221

 

 

 

 

6. AGRICULTURE

 

 

 

Land Registration by Type

2014

2015

2016

Dry land (acres)

4916

5294.06

5294.06

Wet land (acres)

4369

7177.41

7177.41

Orchard (acres)

0

0

0

Irrigation channels  (kms)

299

339

299

Functional

99

99

156

Non- functional

2

2

0

Power tillers (Nos.)

 

449

388

  Agriculture Extension Centres

14

14

15

  Agriculture Seed Production Farms

0

0

0

Electric fencing (Nos.)

NA

12

45

Electric fencing (kms.)

NA

87.4

79.93

Farm sales shops (Nos.)

2

2

10

 

 

 

 

Renewal Natural Resources (RNR)

2014

2015

2016

  RNR extension Centres (Nos.)

15

15

15

 

 

 

 

Livestock (Nos.)

2014

2015

2016

  Veterinary Hospitals

1

1

1

  Livestock Extension Centres

14

14

14

  Regional Veterinary Laboratories (RLDC)

0

0

0

  Fishery Farms

5

4

13

Poultry farms

18

19

41

Milk processing unit

3

3

3

Piggery farms

30

26

24

 

 

 

 

Forestry

2014

2015

2016

  Territorial Division HQs

1

1

1

Range Offices

1

2

2

  Beat Offices

7

7

7

Community Forest (acres)

227.59

606.19

2371.3

Nursery (Nos.)

3

3

3

  Forest Cover  (%)

70.28

70.28

73

Protected Areas (acres)

n.a

n.a

n.a

 

 

 

 

7. EMPLOYMENT

2014

2015

2016

Labour Force (Nos.)

22647

24228

na

    Male

11059

12172

na

    Female

11588

12056

na

Un-employed (Nos.)

484

1000

na

Population Involved in Agriculture (%)

70

85.1

na

Un-Employment Rate

2.1

4.1

na

Labour Force Participation Rate

63.7

64.5

na

 

 

 

 

8. TRANSPORT & COMMUNICATION

2014

2015

2016

  Length of Road (Kms.)

746.9

746.9

746.9

Dzongkhag Roads

110.8

110.8

110.8

Thromde Roads

8.5

8.5

8.5

Gewog Connectivity Roads

14

15

15

Farm Roads

257.5

257.5

169

Forest Roads

117.8

117.8

117.8

  Motorable Bridges (Nos.)

12

12

12

  Non-Motorable Bridges (Nos.)

23

25

25

  Telephone Connections (Nos.)

1501

1057

734

   Internet Lease Line Connections (Nos.)

 

 

 

   Internet Broadband Connection (Nos.)

 

 

 

Cable TV operators

4

4

4

Taxis (Nos.)

 

 

 

Buses Operating (Nos.)

2

2

2

 

 

 

 

9. TRADE & INDUSTRIES (Nos.)

2014

2015

2016

Trade, Hotels and restaurents

225

217

217

Industries

1003

1003

1181

Constructions

817

817

817

 

 

 

 

10. TOURISM (Nos.)

2014

2015

2016

Tourists visited

18256

22983

16068

 

 

 

 

11. ELECTRICITY

2014

2015

2016

Households Electrified (%)

n.a

n.a

85

Units Consumed (MU)

n.a

n.a

 

 

 

 

 

12. RELIGION & CULTURE (Nos.)

2014

2015

2016

Religious Institutions

124

124

124

Religious Monuments

296

296

296

 

 

 

 

13. PUBLIC FINANCE-Financial Year (Mill. Nu.)

2013-14

2014-15

2015-2016

 Budget Outlay

384.295

444.113

549.527

     Current

308.444

378.557

376.499

     Capital

75.851

65.556

173.028

 Expenditure

372.295

433.291

500.85

     Current

298.325

377.558

374.99

     Capital

73.968

55.733

125.86

 

 

 

 

* inclusive of rural population

     

** only includes fucntional piped water

     

*** information on Employement for 2016 is yet to be published by MOLHR