Bhutan national human development report 2019: ten years of democracy in Bhutan

As measured by various indexes and indicators, Bhutan has made steady progress in human development since democracy was introduced in 2008; implying that democracy provides an environment for people to flourish. This is according to the National Human Development Report (NHDR) titled 'Ten Years of Democracy in Bhutan’. The report highlights positive results during ten years of democracy in Bhutan. It states that growing democracy has helped advance development in the country - with an independent judiciary, a vigorous parliamentary structure, an accountable and transparent government, and an emerging civil society.