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Tshering Penjor

Key findings in Bhutan are as per 2019 report:
1. There has been a 66.6% increased in year lived with disability between 1990 to 2019.
2. 190,000 people experienced conditions that could benefit from rehabilitation.
3. 47,000 people have been affected by LBA
4. Approximately 1 in 4 people could benefit from rehabilitation.

According to the latest Population and Housing Census of Bhutan, 2.1% of the population are categorized as disabled (NSB, 2020).
The country recorded more than 800 motor vehicle accidents in 2020. In 2021 and 2022, more than 700 cases were reported in each year (As per the report/data maintained by the Royal Bhutan Police).