Thailand population: 69,744,287

Thailand is the world’s fiftieth hugest country by area. It is also the 22nd famous country. The capital of this country is Bangkok, which is a popular tourist destination. Thailand is considered as the new economy because of its industrial developments. The major features that have led to its growth are agriculture, tourism, and manufacturing.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Bangkok 5,104,476 Nakhon Sawan 91,802 Kalasin 55,102
Samut Prakan 388,920 Phuket 89,072 Suphan Buri 53,399
Mueang Nonthaburi 291,555 Ban Mai 86,899 Tha Maka 52,907
Udon Thani 247,231 Songkhla 84,264 Ban Talat Yai 52,192
Chon Buri 219,164 Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya 81,962 Maha Sarakham 51,584
Nakhon Ratchasima 208,781 Chiang Rai 78,756 Phetchabun 50,656
Chiang Mai 200,952 Bang Kruai 78,305 Hua Hin 50,456
Hat Yai 191,696 Sakon Nakhon 76,237 Ko Samui 50,000
Pak Kret 182,926 Krathum Baen 72,819 Chachoengsao 49,741
Si Racha 178,916 Saraburi 67,763 Cha-am 49,375
Phra Pradaeng 171,333 Trang 66,713 Pak Chong 48,999
Lampang 156,139 Sattahip 65,444 Narathiwat 47,771
Khon Kaen 147,579 Kanchanaburi 63,699 Pran Buri 47,293
Surat Thani 127,201 Nong Khai 63,609 Surin 46,673
Ubon Ratchathani 122,533 Samut Sakhon 63,498 Phetchaburi 46,601
Nakhon Si Thammarat 120,836 Ban Lam Luk Ka 60,700 Chum Phae 46,335
Khlong Luang 118,551 Kamphaeng Phet 58,787 Sadao 46,236
Nakhon Pathom 117,927 Chaiyaphum 58,350 Si Sa Ket 44,751
Rayong 106,737 Uttaradit 58,313 Mae Sot 44,563
Phitsanulok 103,427 Lop Buri 57,761 Pattani 43,690
Chanthaburi 99,819 Ban Pong 57,559 Phatthalung 43,522
Pattaya 97,296 Phra Phutthabat 57,008 Lamphun 43,196
Yala 93,558 Chumphon 55,835
Ratchaburi 92,448 Klaeng 55,619

Thailand Population history

In the year 2000 the population of Thailand was 62,952,642, but this year it is

69,799,978. There has been a slight increase. The median age of the population is estimated to have risen from 30.2 to 40.1. Thailand stands at rank 20 in the global population. The urban population of the country is 35,698,325, which has seen a slight increase from the previous years.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 69,799,978 0.25% 174,396 19,444 40.1 1.53 137 51.10% 35,698,325 0.90% 7,794,798,739 20
2019 69,625,582 0.28% 197,129 19,444 38.3 1.53 136 50.50% 35,132,892 0.90% 7,713,468,100 20
2018 69,428,453 0.32% 218,643 19,444 38.3 1.53 136 49.80% 34,556,078 0.91% 7,631,091,040 20
2017 69,209,810 0.35% 238,502 19,444 38.3 1.53 135 49.10% 33,966,456 0.92% 7,547,858,925 20
2016 68,971,308 0.37% 256,797 19,444 38.3 1.53 135 48.40% 33,362,840 0.92% 7,464,022,049 20
2015 68,714,511 0.45% 303,897 33,463 37.9 1.53 134 47.70% 32,745,680 0.93% 7,379,797,139 20
2010 67,195,028 0.54% 355,768 11,802 35.5 1.56 132 43.90% 29,475,114 0.97% 6,956,823,603 19
2005 65,416,189 0.77% 492,709 74,749 32.8 1.6 128 37.40% 24,476,532 1.00% 6,541,907,027 19
2000 62,952,642 1.15% 697,074 143,166 30.2 1.77 123 31.40% 19,759,915 1.02% 6,143,493,823 19
1995 59,467,274 1.01% 581,818 -121,508 26.6 1.99 116 30.30% 18,012,031 1.04% 5,744,212,979 17
1990 56,558,186 1.68% 906,257 100,881 24.3 2.3 111 29.40% 16,648,721 1.06% 5,327,231,061 18
1985 52,026,901 1.89% 930,486 67,985 21.8 2.95 102 28.10% 14,621,264 1.07% 4,870,921,740 18
1980 47,374,472 2.28% 1,009,632 57,445 19.7 3.92 93 26.80% 12,695,065 1.06% 4,458,003,514 18
1975 42,326,312 2.79% 1,088,355 79,114 18.5 5.05 83 23.80% 10,058,137 1.04% 4,079,480,606 18
1970 36,884,536 3.00% 1,012,375 0 18 5.99 72 20.90% 7,704,931 1.00% 3,700,437,046 18
1965 31,822,660 3.04% 885,091 0 18.3 6.13 62 20.20% 6,434,876 0.95% 3,339,583,597 21
1960 27,397,207 2.93% 737,215 0 18.8 6.14 54 19.70% 5,389,651 0.90% 3,034,949,748 21
1955 23,711,132 2.74% 600,154 0 18.9 6.14 46 18.00% 4,277,639 0.86% 2,773,019,936 21

Thailand population forecast

The population of Thailand is expected to increase in the year 2025 to 70,328,940, but after 2030, it will decrease slowly. In the year 2050, it is estimated to be 65,940,489. The median age will increase by 49.7 in the following years. The urban population will rise to 45,409,734.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 69,799,978 0.31% 217,093 19,444 40.1 1.53 137 51.10% 35,698,325 0.90% 7,794,798,739 20
2025 70,328,940 0.15% 105,792 19,249 42 1.53 138 54.50% 38,343,775 0.86% 8,184,437,460 20
2030 70,345,536 0.00% 3,319 18,677 43.7 1.53 138 57.80% 40,675,575 0.82% 8,548,487,400 21
2035 69,899,112 -0.13% -89,285 18,677 45.2 1.53 137 61.00% 42,609,309 0.79% 8,887,524,213 23
2040 69,008,285 -0.26% -178,165 18,677 46.8 1.53 135 63.80% 44,042,206 0.75% 9,198,847,240 25
2045 67,672,074 -0.39% -267,242 18,677 48.3 1.53 132 66.40% 44,932,566 0.71% 9,481,803,274 26
2050 65,940,489 -0.52% -346,317 49.7 1.53 129 68.90% 45,409,734 0.68% 9,735,033,990 29

Thailand demographics

The life expectancy of the population living in Thailand is 77.4 years. The infant mortality rate for the country is estimated at 6.7. The sex ratio of the male population is 48.66% for the population share 33,966,060. The sex ratio for the female population is 51.34% for the population share 35,833,918.

Thailand religion and politics

There is no official state religion available in Thailand. There is religious freedom present in Thailand. However, the king by the law must follow the faith Theravada Buddhists. Hence the major religion in Thailand is Buddhism. There are also other religions present such as Hinduism, followed by the class of Brahmins. The Thai Chinese people in Thailand follow the Chinese religion like Taoism. Furthermore, there are also significant numbers of the Muslim population.

Thailand follows the framework of constitutional monarchy. The prime minister is the head of the government, and the monarch is the head of the state. Thailand is at the moment under the rule of a military organization termed as the National Council for Peace and Order. It is controlling the national administrations.

Thailand economy

The economy of Thailand is dependent on exports of products made and designed in the country. It is now the eight largest economies in the Asian world. The industrial and the service sectors are the ones that are offering support to economic developments.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%