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GSoD Indices Data 2012-2021

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Basic Information

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Population Tooltip
779 900
System of government
Constitutional Monarchy
Head of government
Prime Minister Lotay Tshering (since 2018)
Head of government party
Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa
Electoral system for lower or single chamber
First Past the Post
Women in lower or single chamber Tooltip
17.4%
Women in upper chamber Tooltip
12.5%
Last legislative election
2018
Effective number of political parties Tooltip
3.55
Head of state
King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
Selection process for head of state
Hereditary or election by hereditary state rulers
Latest Universal Periodic Review (UPR) date
08/05/2019
Latest Universal Periodic Review (UPR) percentage of recommendations supported
71.36%
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Human Rights Treaties

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State Party State party
Signatory Signatory
No Action No action
United Nations Human Right Treaties
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
No Action
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
No Action
International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
Signatory
Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women
State Party
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment
No Action
Convention on the Rights of the Child
State Party
International Convention on Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families
No Action
International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance 
No Action
International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Signatory
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Early Warning System BETA

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Low risk of democratic breakdown Low risk of democratic breakdown (BETA)
Low risk of democratic backsliding Low risk of democratic backsliding (BETA)

Attributes Over Time

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Representative government neutral Impartial administration
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Representative government neutral Participatory engagement
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GSoD Indices

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