Thailand Urban Population 1960-2024

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Thailand urban population for 2022 was 37,919,842, a 1.53% increase from 2021.
  • Thailand urban population for 2021 was 37,349,283, a 1.6% increase from 2020.
  • Thailand urban population for 2020 was 36,759,934, a 1.69% increase from 2019.
  • Thailand urban population for 2019 was 36,147,331, a 1.74% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Thailand 37,919,842
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Thailand Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 37,919,842 52.89 1.52%
2021 37,349,283 52.16 1.59%
2020 36,759,934 51.43 1.68%
2019 36,147,331 50.69 1.73%
2018 35,527,626 49.95 1.83%
2017 34,881,915 49.20 1.95%
2016 34,207,697 48.45 2.01%
2015 33,526,210 47.69 2.06%
2014 32,841,765 46.94 2.16%
2013 32,140,444 46.19 2.24%
2012 31,428,409 45.45 2.30%
2011 30,713,268 44.70 2.55%
2010 29,940,706 43.86 3.71%
2009 28,849,963 42.54 3.82%
2008 27,767,512 41.24 3.93%
2007 26,697,288 39.95 4.01%
2006 25,647,750 38.67 4.07%
2005 24,624,429 37.41 4.15%
2004 23,622,396 36.17 4.28%
2003 22,633,716 34.94 4.38%
2002 21,664,845 33.73 4.47%
2001 20,716,767 32.55 4.56%
2000 19,794,084 31.39 2.33%
1999 19,337,865 30.97 1.69%
1998 19,014,440 30.80 1.80%
1997 18,676,085 30.62 1.85%
1996 18,333,677 30.45 1.88%
1995 17,991,463 30.28 1.95%
1994 17,644,544 30.11 2.00%
1993 17,294,692 29.93 2.03%
1992 16,946,761 29.76 2.06%
1991 16,601,633 29.59 2.14%
1990 16,250,407 29.42 2.53%
1989 15,844,682 29.17 2.63%
1988 15,434,167 28.90 2.70%
1987 15,023,740 28.63 2.74%
1986 14,617,853 28.36 2.80%
1985 14,214,648 28.10 2.85%
1984 13,814,893 27.83 2.92%
1983 13,417,988 27.57 2.96%
1982 13,026,009 27.31 3.01%
1981 12,639,265 27.05 3.10%
1980 12,253,601 26.79 4.23%
1979 11,745,943 26.24 4.61%
1978 11,217,147 25.61 4.70%
1977 10,702,382 24.98 4.76%
1976 10,204,580 24.37 4.88%
1975 9,719,035 23.76 5.03%
1974 9,242,659 23.16 5.17%
1973 8,777,148 22.58 5.28%
1972 8,325,835 22.01 5.35%
1971 7,892,371 21.44 5.41%
1970 7,476,534 20.89 3.91%
1969 7,189,898 20.67 3.40%
1968 6,949,440 20.56 3.45%
1967 6,713,675 20.44 3.50%
1966 6,482,605 20.33 3.55%
1965 6,256,432 20.22 3.59%
1964 6,035,730 20.11 3.59%
1963 5,822,825 20.00 3.59%
1962 5,617,368 19.89 3.58%
1961 5,419,987 19.78 3.53%
1960 5,232,080 19.67 %