Thailand Population 2022


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  • The current population of Thailand is estimated at 70,193,121 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Thailand represent 0.89% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Thailand is 136.1 inhabitants per km2.
  • Thailand is located in Asia.
  • Thailand ranks number 20 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Thailand is 13.770364. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 100.552459.
  • The median age in Thailand is 40.12 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Thailand is 320 THB per day, around USD $8.94 per day in 2022.
  • The countries that Thailand shares its land boundary with are Myanmar to the west, Laos to the north and east, and Cambodia to the southeast. The Gulf of Thailand lies to the south.

Thailand

Official name Kingdom of Thailand
Location Asia
Capital Bangkok
Population 70,176,879 (as of August 2022)
Population density 136.1/km2
Population growth rate 0.22% (in 2022)
Area 513,120 km2 (198,116.66 sq mi)
Official language Thai
Currency Baht (THB)
Life expectancy 77.60 years
Internet TLD .th
Call code +66

Thailand Population Graph

Thailand Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 69,804,166 33,966,707 35,837,459 48.66% 51.34% 35,900,283 51.43%
2019 69,629,759 33,909,693 35,720,066 48.7% 51.3% 35,295,325 50.69%
2018 69,432,620 33,834,516 35,598,104 48.73% 51.27% 34,681,594 49.95%
2017 69,213,970 33,755,653 35,458,317 48.77% 51.23% 34,053,273 49.2%
2016 68,975,451 33,660,020 35,315,431 48.8% 51.2% 33,418,606 48.45%
2015 68,718,642 33,562,185 35,156,457 48.84% 51.16% 32,771,920 47.69%
2014 68,442,854 33,448,023 34,994,831 48.87% 51.13% 32,127,076 46.94%
2013 68,148,608 33,331,484 34,817,124 48.91% 51.09% 31,477,842 46.19%
2012 67,840,039 33,200,915 34,639,124 48.94% 51.06% 30,833,298 45.45%
2011 67,522,430 33,065,734 34,456,696 48.97% 51.03% 30,182,526 44.7%
2010 67,199,064 32,934,261 34,264,803 49.01% 50.99% 29,473,509 43.86%
2009 66,870,846 32,793,463 34,077,383 49.04% 50.96% 28,446,858 42.54%
2008 66,534,972 32,655,364 33,879,608 49.08% 50.92% 27,439,022 41.24%
2007 66,186,035 32,503,962 33,682,073 49.11% 50.89% 26,441,321 39.95%
2006 65,816,489 32,348,804 33,467,685 49.15% 50.85% 25,451,236 38.67%
2005 65,420,114 32,173,612 33,246,502 49.18% 50.82% 24,473,665 37.41%
2004 64,999,203 31,992,608 33,006,595 49.22% 50.78% 23,510,212 36.17%
2003 64,553,740 31,799,172 32,754,568 49.26% 50.74% 22,555,077 34.94%
2002 64,072,937 31,587,958 32,484,979 49.3% 50.7% 21,611,802 33.73%
2001 63,543,002 31,352,117 32,190,885 49.34% 50.66% 20,683,247 32.55%
2000 62,956,416 31,094,174 31,862,242 49.39% 50.61% 19,762,019 31.39%
1999 62,302,307 30,808,491 31,493,816 49.45% 50.55% 19,295,024 30.97%
1998 61,588,798 30,498,773 31,090,025 49.52% 50.48% 18,969,350 30.8%
1997 60,850,239 30,175,634 30,674,605 49.59% 50.41% 18,632,343 30.62%
1996 60,133,798 29,850,417 30,283,381 49.64% 50.36% 18,310,741 30.45%
1995 59,470,840 29,539,166 29,931,674 49.67% 50.33% 18,007,770 30.28%
1994 58,878,808 29,239,216 29,639,592 49.66% 50.34% 17,728,409 30.11%
1993 58,341,273 28,954,774 29,386,499 49.63% 50.37% 17,461,543 29.93%
1992 57,814,494 28,664,426 29,150,068 49.58% 50.42% 17,205,593 29.76%
1991 57,235,905 28,360,391 28,875,514 49.55% 50.45% 16,936,104 29.59%
1990 56,561,589 28,020,611 28,540,978 49.54% 50.46% 16,640,419 29.42%
1989 55,775,515 27,647,923 28,127,592 49.57% 50.43% 16,269,718 29.17%
1988 54,894,813 27,238,806 27,656,007 49.62% 50.38% 15,864,601 28.9%
1987 53,949,109 26,812,707 27,136,402 49.7% 50.3% 15,445,630 28.63%
1986 52,983,284 26,375,079 26,608,205 49.78% 50.22% 15,026,059 28.36%
1985 52,030,023 25,936,966 26,093,057 49.85% 50.15% 14,620,436 28.1%
1984 51,097,936 25,508,090 25,589,846 49.92% 50.08% 14,220,556 27.83%
1983 50,176,932 25,073,413 25,103,519 49.97% 50.03% 13,833,780 27.57%
1982 49,264,755 24,637,304 24,627,451 50.01% 49.99% 13,454,205 27.31%
1981 48,334,968 24,191,651 24,143,317 50.05% 49.95% 13,074,609 27.05%
1980 47,382,990 23,729,401 23,653,589 50.08% 49.92% 12,693,903 26.79%
1979 46,410,102 23,251,461 23,158,641 50.1% 49.9% 12,178,011 26.24%
1978 45,421,256 22,760,591 22,660,665 50.11% 49.89% 11,632,384 25.61%
1977 44,413,896 22,260,245 22,153,651 50.12% 49.88% 11,094,591 24.98%
1976 43,385,078 21,744,601 21,640,477 50.12% 49.88% 10,572,944 24.37%
1975 42,333,926 21,217,764 21,116,162 50.12% 49.88% 10,058,541 23.76%
1974 41,259,745 20,679,384 20,580,361 50.12% 49.88% 9,555,757 23.16%
1973 40,166,810 20,131,605 20,035,205 50.12% 49.88% 9,069,666 22.58%
1972 39,065,625 19,579,691 19,485,934 50.12% 49.88% 8,598,344 22.01%
1971 37,970,113 19,030,621 18,939,492 50.12% 49.88% 8,140,792 21.44%
1970 36,891,164 18,489,851 18,401,313 50.12% 49.88% 7,706,564 20.89%
1969 35,833,538 17,956,186 17,877,352 50.11% 49.89% 7,406,792 20.67%
1968 34,797,680 17,437,117 17,360,563 50.11% 49.89% 7,154,403 20.56%
1967 33,784,884 16,926,227 16,858,657 50.1% 49.9% 6,905,630 20.44%
1966 32,795,031 16,427,031 16,368,000 50.09% 49.91% 6,667,230 20.33%
1965 31,828,384 15,942,838 15,885,546 50.09% 49.91% 6,435,699 20.22%
1964 30,886,695 15,468,057 15,418,638 50.08% 49.92% 6,211,314 20.11%
1963 29,972,267 15,010,111 14,962,156 50.08% 49.92% 5,994,453 20%
1962 29,086,180 14,566,359 14,519,821 50.08% 49.92% 5,785,241 19.89%
1961 28,229,266 14,137,216 14,092,050 50.08% 49.92% 5,583,749 19.78%
1960 27,402,139 13,720,251 13,681,888 50.07% 49.93% 5,390,001 19.67%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Thailand ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Thailand. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Thailand

# City Population 2022
1 Bangkok 5,106,007
2 Samut Prakan 390,942
3 Mueang Nonthaburi 293,887
4 Udon Thani 248,344
5 Chon Buri 220,260
6 Nakhon Ratchasima 210,389
7 Chiang Mai 202,439
8 Hat Yai 193,249
9 Pak Kret 184,115
10 Si Racha 180,204
11 Phra Pradaeng 172,361
12 Lampang 156,967
13 Khon Kaen 148,420
14 Surat Thani 127,735
15 Ubon Ratchathani 123,427
16 Nakhon Si Thammarat 121,573
17 Khlong Luang 119,511
18 Nakhon Pathom 118,929
19 Rayong 107,388
20 Phitsanulok 104,068
21 Chanthaburi 100,398
22 Pattaya 97,967
23 Yala 94,129
24 Ratchaburi 93,197
25 Nakhon Sawan 92,316
26 Phuket 89,847
27 Ban Mai 87,664
28 Songkhla 85,132
29 Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya 82,585
30 Chiang Rai 79,512
31 Bang Kruai 78,931
32 Sakon Nakhon 77,060
33 Krathum Baen 73,394
34 Saraburi 68,244
35 Trang 67,340
36 Sattahip 66,053
37 Kanchanaburi 64,381
38 Nong Khai 64,277
39 Samut Sakhon 64,196
40 Ban Lam Luk Ka 61,252
41 Kamphaeng Phet 59,393
42 Uttaradit 58,937
43 Chaiyaphum 58,828
44 Lop Buri 58,223
45 Ban Pong 58,152
46 Phra Phutthabat 57,510
47 Chumphon 56,310
48 Klaeng 56,008
49 Kalasin 55,526
50 Suphan Buri 53,986
51 Tha Maka 53,425
52 Ban Talat Yai 52,578
53 Maha Sarakham 51,986
54 Phetchabun 51,173
55 Hua Hin 50,839
56 Ko Samui 50,350
57 Chachoengsao 50,278
58 Cha-am 49,755
59 Pak Chong 49,533
60 Narathiwat 48,120
61 Pran Buri 47,634
62 Surin 47,102
63 Phetchaburi 46,932
64 Chum Phae 46,678
65 Sadao 46,569
66 Si Sa Ket 45,082
67 Mae Sot 44,982
68 Pattani 44,009
69 Phatthalung 43,888
70 Lamphun 43,589
71 Warin Chamrap 43,542
72 Su-ngai Kolok 43,191
73 Tha Yang 43,024
74 Ban Phaeo 42,323
75 Bang Bua Thong 41,879
76 Nong Khae 41,494
77 Mukdahan 40,812
78 Ban Na 40,592
79 Bang Lamung 40,008
80 Roi Et 39,694
81 Wichian Buri 39,625
82 Wichit 39,042
83 Phrae 38,842
84 Mae Chan 38,019
85 Sam Phran 37,412
86 Sukhothai 37,403
87 Kantharalak 36,932
88 Photharam 36,578
89 Phichit 36,089
90 Ban Phai 35,935
91 Det Udom 35,926
92 Tha Bo 35,648
93 Loei 35,601
94 Samut Songkhram 35,353
95 Amnat Charoen 35,138
96 Kathu 35,103
97 Nakhon Phanom 34,879
98 Satun 34,845
99 Nong Bua Lamphu 34,759
100 Prachuap Khiri Khan 33,860

Other Countries from Asia Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
China 1,450,158,659 145/km2
India 1,383,820,649 417/km2
Indonesia 276,736,832 142/km2
Pakistan 231,611,059 243/km2
Bangladesh 167,903,853 1,108/km2
Japan 125,553,305 332/km2
Philippines 112,540,861 337/km2
Turkey 86,336,104 116/km2
Iran 85,971,815 49/km2
Thailand 70,176,879 136.1/km2
Myanmar 55,086,917 76/km2
South Korea 51,912,141 507/km2
Iraq 42,001,087 83/km2
Afghanistan 40,697,213 48.57/km2
Saudi Arabia 35,909,711 15/km2
Malaysia 33,170,971 98/km2
Nepal 30,151,786 180/km2
North Korea 25,807,433 213/km2
Taiwan 23,898,113 650/km2
Sri Lanka 21,815,213 337/km2