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Citizen and Economic of the Nation

 


Bhutanese people are friendly and hospitable people.The large majority of them are a homo-geneous group divided linguistically into three broad sub-groups.These are Sharchop, Ngalong and Lhotshampa. Besides, there are a number of smaller groups, many with their own language which form about 1 % of the population.Some of these groups are:Bumthap in Bumthang, Tsangla in the east, Layaps in the north-west, Brokpas in the north-east and the Doyas in the south-west of Bhutan.

Economy

Agriculture and livestock raising are the main stay of the economy.They contribute about 45% to the GNP.Agriculture is still the main source of livelihood for about 89 % of people living in the rural areas of Bhutan. About 62% of women are involved in agriculture and their contribution is substantial. The farms are mostly narrow pieces of land cut into terraces on hill slopes. Forestry contributes 15 % to the Gross National Product (GNP) and industry and mining 10%.

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