Dzongkhag at a Glance

Lhuentse Dzongkhag, 2018
INDICATORS YEAR
1. GENERAL 2017
Geographical Characteristics  
Area (sq. km) 2854
Altitude (masl.) 1452
   
Administrative Tiers (Nos.) 2017
Dungkhags -
Gewogs 8
Chiwogs 40
Villages 297
Gungtong 277
Households 3111
2. POPULATION 2015 2016 2017
Total 17618 17618 14437
Male  8736 8736 7407
Female 8882 8882 7030
Population density (per sq. km) 6 6 6
       
3. POVERTY RATE (TERMINAL) 2007 2012 2017
Consumption Poverty Rate  (%) 43.0 31.9 6.7
Multi-dimensional Poverty Rate  (%) n.a 10.4 4.5
       
4. HEALTH      
Infrastructure (Nos.) 2015 2016 2017
  Hospitals 1 1 1
  Indigenous Units 2 2 2
  Basic Health Units (BHUs)      
BHU I 0 0 0
BHU II 14 14 14
  Outreach Clinics      
With Sheds 31 30 30
Without Sheds 1 2 2
Ambulance  2 2 2
       
Health Personnel (Nos.) 2015 2016 2017
Doctors 3 3 2
Dungtshos (Indegenious Doctor) 1 1 0
Sowai Menpa (Indegenious Medical Technicians) 2 2 2
Nurses 11 11 13
Technicians 10 10 10
       
Health Indicators 2015 2016 2017
  Infant Mortality Rate (Per 1,000 live births) 4.4 8.4 16.7
  Crude Birth Rate (Per 1,000 population) 16.7 18 16.6
  Crude Death Rate (Per 1,000 population) 5.4 4.4 8.3
  Maternal Mortality Rate (%) 0 0 0
Doctors per bed 20 20 20
Birth attended by trained personnel (%) 137 108 123
  Under one immunization coverage (%) 98.6 98.6 99.7
       
Sanitation 2015 2016 2017
  Rural water supply coverage (%)  99.8 99.8 99.8
  Rural population access to safe drinking water supplies (%) n.a n.a 99.2
  Rural population access to improved sanitation (%) 99.4 99.4 99.4
       
5. EDUCATION      
Number of educational institutes (Includes pvt. Nos) 2015 2016 2017
  Tertiary Institute under RUB 0 0 0
  Central Schools 2 2 2
  Higher Secondary Schools  1 1 1
  Middle Secondary Schools 1 1 1
  Lower Secondary Schools  2 2 2
  Primary Schools  11 11 11
Extended Class Room 8 7 5
Non Formal Education Centres (NFE) 41 37 22
Early Child Care and Development Centres 12 13 14
  Other Institutes(Includes special institutes, vocational institutes & sankrit patshala) 0 0 0
       
Educational Indicators (Includes private schools) 2015 2016 2017
  School enrolment (Nos.)      
Male 1875 1780 1756
Female 1852 1776 1759
  Teachers (Nos.)      
Male 170 189 184
Female 56 62 57
Pupil-teacher Ratio 16 15 15
NFE Instructors      
Male 14 12 5
Female 27 26 18
NFE learners (Nos.)      
Male 125 103 123
Female 247 213 135
       
6. AGRICULTURE      
Land Registration by Type 2015 2016 2017
Dry land (acres) 3894.38 3894.38 3894.38
Wet land (acres) 10697.19 10697.19 10697.19
Orchard (acres) 2.47 2.47 2.47
Irrigation channels  (kms)      
Functional  130.48 130.48 169.5
Non- functional  2 2 n.a
Power tillers (Nos.) 47 85 104
  Agriculture Extension Centres 0 0 0
  Agriculture Seed Production Farms 0 0 0
Electric fencing (Nos.) 13 30 76
Electric fencing (kms.) 41.95 55.28 257.9
Farm sales shops (Nos.) 7 9 10
       
Renewal Natural Resources (RNR) 2015 2016 2017
  RNR extension Centres (Nos.) 8 8 8
       
Livestock (Nos.)  2015 2016 2017
  Veterinary Hospitals 1 1 1
  Livestock Extension Centres 1 1 1
  Regional Veterinary Laboratories (RLDC) 0 0 0
  Fishery Farms 0 0 0
Poultry farms 15 15 15
Milk processing unit 2 2 2
Piggery farms 0 0 0
       
Forestry 2015 2016 2017
  Territorial Division HQs 0 0 0
Range Offices 1 1 1
  Beat Offices 5 5 5
Community Forest (acreas) 22 22 22
Nursery (Nos.) 3 3 3
  Forest Cover  (%) 74 74 74
Protected Areas (areas)* 7176 7176 7176
* includes area from other dzongkhag covered by the Proceted areas      
7. EMPLOYMENT 2015 2016 2017
Labour Force (Nos.)      
    Male 3421 3421 5224
    Female 3480 3480 4950
Un-employed (Nos.) 91 91 n.a
Population Involved in Agriculture (%) 55.5 55.5 n.a
Un-Employment Rate 1.32 1.32 1
Labour Force Participation Rate n.a n.a 63.2
       
8. TRANSPORT & COMMUNICATION 2015 2016 2017
  Length of Road (Kms.)      
Dzongkhag Roads 45 45 45
Thromde Roads 0.77 0.77 0.77
Gewog Connectivity Roads 69.41 109.8 109.8
Farm Roads 500.3 500.3 691.7
Forest Roads 7.05 7.05 7.05
  Motorable Bridges (Nos.) 17 17 17
  Non-Motorable Bridges (Nos.) 21 21 21
  Telephone Connections (Nos.) 138 136 123
   Internet Lease Line Connections (Nos.) 7 7 7
   Internet Broadband Connection (Nos.) 81 81 81
Cable TV operators  1 1 1
Taxis (Nos.) 26 26 30
Buses Operating (Nos.) 6 6 6
       
9. TRADE & INDUSTRIES (Nos.) 2015 2016 2017
Trade, Hotels and restaurents 32 32 38
Industries 17 17 18
Constructions 108 108 60
       
10. TOURISM (Nos.) 2015 2016 2017
Tourists visited 565 385 385
       
11. ELECTRICITY 2015 2016 2017
Households Electrified (%) 98 99 99
Units Consumed (MU) n.a n.a n.a
       
12. RELIGION & CULTURE (Nos.) 2017 2016 2017
Religious Institutions 19 19 19
Religious Monuments 123 123 123
13. PUBLIC FINANCE-Financial Year (Mill. Nu.) 2014-15 2015-16 2017-17
 Budget Outlay      
     Current n.a n.a n.a
     Capital n.a n.a n.a
 Expenditure n.a n.a n.a
     Current n.a n.a n.a
     Capital n.a n.a n.a