Thailand Population

The total population in Thailand was last recorded at 66.8 million people in 2012 from 27.4 million in 1960, changing 144 percent during the last 50 years. Population in Thailand is reported by the World Bank. From 1960 until 2012, Thailand Population averaged 50.7 Million reaching an all time high of 66.8 Million in December of 2012 and a record low of 27.4 Million in December of 1960. The population of Thailand represents 1.01 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 100 people on the planet is a resident of Thailand. This page provides - Thailand Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-25

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
66.79 66.58 66.79 27.36 67.11 | 2013/12 1960 - 2012 Million Yearly

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Thailand Population
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 66.79 2012-12-31 66.58 66.79 27.36 67.11 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Employed Persons 39485.23 2013-12-15 39252.10 39973.11 30376.71 38300.43 2014-01-31 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 40067.00 2014-02-28 41215.00 115636.00 12620.00 42303.59 2014-03-31 [+]
Unemployed Persons 248.18 2013-12-15 284.01 1923.25 157.58 382.29 2014-01-31 Thousand [+]
Wages 12163.15 2013-11-15 12255.22 12255.22 6344.00 12412.16 2014-03-31 THB [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 11374.70 2013-11-15 11318.20 11374.70 5516.00 11600.42 2014-03-31 THB [+]
Unemployment Rate 0.62 2013-12-15 0.72 5.73 0.39 0.80 2014-01-31 Percent [+]
Minimum Wages 300.00 2013-06-30 300.00 300.00 12.00 300.06 2013-12-31 THB [+]
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Population | Notes
Population estimates are usually produced by a country´s statistical office or Census Bureau. The Population Census provides the most reliable picture of a country's population because the data is collected at a specified time from the entire population; in contrast to other surveys, in which information is collected from only a small part of the residents. When monthly population estimates are required, the population count is updated by adding births, subtracting deaths, and adding net international migration since the census date.


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The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Thailand decided on October 16th to leave the policy rate unchanged at 2.5 percent, citing uncertain global economic recovery and the delay in fiscal disbursement for infrastructure projects as key downside risks to the economy.
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