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Population of Thailand 2022

Thailand, formerly known as Siam, and officially the Kingdom of Thailand, is a country in Southeast Asia. It’s the world’s 20th Most populated country. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Thailand in 2021 is 70,000,978 (70 million or 7 Crore)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Thailand Population 2022

Thailand has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 0.25%. Its estimated population in 2022 is  70,078,198 (70 million)* equivalent to 0.9% of the total world population.  The total Land Area of Thailand is 510,890 sq. km (197,260 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Thailand is 137 per Km2 (22 people per mi2).

Population of  Thailand in 2022 –  70 million or 7 Crores (Approx)
Thailand2022 Population
Total Population70,078,198 (70 million)
Global Rank20th
Share of World Pop.0.9%
Land Area 510,890 sq. km (197,260 sq. mi)
Area Rank50th
Pop. Density137 person per sq. km
Capital CityBangkok
Thailand Demographics
Fertility Rate* in Thailand1.53
Infant mortality rate** in Thailand6.7 
Median Age in Thailand 40.1 years
Life Expectancy in Thailand 77.74  years
Urban Population of Thailand51%

Source: United Nation World  Populations Prospects 

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.


Religion in Thailand

  • Buddhism – 94.50%
  • Islam – 4.29%
  • Christianity – 1.17% 
  • Hinduism – 0.03%
  • No religion – 0.03%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Thailand by Population

3Pak KretNonthaburi1,90,272
4Hat YaiSongkhla1,56,802
5Chaophraya SurasakChonburi1,43,024
6Surat ThaniSurat Thani1,32,040
7Udon ThaniUdon Thani1,30,531
8Chiang MaiChiang Mai1,27,240
9Nakhon RatchasimaNakhon Ratchasima1,26,391
11Khon KaenKhon Kaen1,14,459
12Nakhon Si ThammaratNakhon Si Thammarat1,02,152
13Laem ChabangChonburi88,271
14RangsitPathum Thani85,260
15Nakhon SawanNakhon Sawan82,305
17Chiang RaiChiang Rai77,672
18Ubon RatchathaniUbon Ratchathani74,977
19Nakhon PathomNakhon Pathom74,446
20Ko SamuiSurat Thani70,059

Source: Thai census Dec 2019