Key indicators and Important tables of the population and households, Population and Housing Census 1990 and 2000
   Indicators      Important Tables   Table1   Table2   Table3   Tab​le4
   
 
Whole Kingdom
 
   
Items
1990
2000
Demographic characteristics 
 
 
    Total population ('000)
54,548.5
60,916.4
    Population in Municipal Area (%)
29.4
31.1
    Sex ratio (males per 100 females)
98.5
97.1
    Median age (years)
24.6
29.2
    Population by age group
 
 
        0-14 years (%)
29.2
24.4
        15-59 years (%)
63.4
66.1
        60 years and over (%)
7.4
9.5
    Age dependency ratio (per 100 adults 15-59 years)
 
 
        Total
57.7
51.2
        0-14 years
46.1
36.8
        60 years and over
11.6
14.4
    Singulate mean age at first marriage (SMAM)
 
 
        Males
25.9
27.2
        Females
23.5
24.0
    Thai nationalities (%)
98.9
99.3
    Buddhists (%)
95.2
94.2
    Muslims (%)
4.1
4.6
    Muslims in the South (%) (per Southern population)
26.0
27.9
    Population speaking Khmer (%)
3.1
2.3
    Population speaking Malay (%)
2.1
2.2
    Population speaking hill tribe language (%)
0.6
1.2
Education 
 
 
    Average years of education attainment of population aged 15 years and over 
 5.7
7.2 
    Population aged 6-24 years not attending school (%)  
54.5
38.9
Employment characteristics of population  
 
 
        aged 15 years and over during last year
  
     Industry
  
    Population in the agricultural sector (%) 
66.8
56.2
Work status (%)
 
 
    Employers
0.8
1.3
    Own account workers
29.5
30.8
    Employees
27.0
35.9
    Unpaid family workers
42.7
31.9
    Members of producers' cooperatives
-
0.1
Fertility 
 
 
    Mean number of children ever born
  
       (per ever married woman 15-49 years) 
2.36
1.88
    Mean number of children still living
  
        (per ever married woman 15-49 years) 
2.28
1.83
Migration 
 
 
    Five-years migration (1995-2000)
 
 
       Population who migrated within previous 5 years (%)
6.9
6.2
    Lifetime migration
 
 
        Population who were born outside the province of residence (%)
14.4
19.4
Housing characteristics 
 
 
    Private households ('000)
12,317.8
15,877.2
    One-person households (%)
5.1
9.4
    Average household size
4.4
3.8
    Female headed households (%)
19.4
26.2
    Houses in non-permanent materials 3/ (%)
9.4
7.1
    Households with ownership 4/ (%)
87.4
82.4
    Households with sanitation 5/ (%)
86.1
97.8
    Households with safe drinking water 6/ (%)
80.3
92.6
    Households cooking with gas or electric (%)
38.9
65.6
    Households with televisions (%)
67.9
90.6
    Households with radios (%)
81.3
76.7
   
 3/ Non-permanent materials include local materials and waste or reused materials.
4/ Ownership includes owner or hire purchaser.
5/ Sanitary types of toilet include flush latrine or moulded bucket latrine.
6/ Safe drinking water includes bottled drinking water, tap water, rain water or private well.