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Total population of Thailand 2024

This statistic shows the total population of Thailand from 2014 to 2018, with projections up until 2024. In 2018, the total population of Thailand amounted to approximately 67.79 million inhabitants.

Urbanization in Thailand

  Thailand is geographically vast, situated in the center of the Southeast Asian Indochinese Peninsula with approximately 513 thousand square meters. In 2018, the population density in Thailand was around 135 individuals per one square meter. For comparison: In 2009, there were only about 130 individuals per one square meter - a clear indication of a population increase in the country. The steady industrialization of Thailand lead to a rapid urbanization of the country. In 2018, there was an urban population of approximately 34.5 million in Thailand meanwhile, the rural population decreased by 1.17 percent.

Immigration in Thailand

  Thailand is also an open country, welcoming foreigners to visit and make a living in the country. As of 2018, immigrants in Thailand accounted for about five percent of the total population. There have been millions of immigrants traveling to Thailand, with around 1.85 million Burmese immigrants in 2019, accounting for the highest number of immigrants among other regions like Laos and Cambodia.

Total population in Thailand from 2014 to 2024

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Release date

October 2019



Survey time period

2014 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Due to the high level of uncertainty in current global economic conditions, the IMF does not offer projections for this economic indicator at this time. Data will be updated as soon as they are available.

* Estimate.

Figures have been rounded.

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