​​​​FAQ

Statistica​l Matters


1. How many people were there in Thailand?
​​In 2012, there were 64,456,695 people in Thailand.
- ​​​Source: Department of Provincial Administration, Ministry of Interior. (Data from Registration)
2. How many people were there in Bangkok?
In 2012, there were 5,673,560 people in Bangkok, they were 2,690,754 males and 2,982,806 females.
-  Source: Department of Provincial Administration, Ministry of Interior. (Data from Registration)
​3. How many elderly were there in Thailand?
In 2012, there were 8,170,909 elderly in Thailand (persons over 60 years of age).
-  Source: Department of Provincial Administration, Ministry of Interior. (Data from Registration)
4. Which province had the most number of deaths?
In 2012, Bangkok had the most number of deaths which was 31,545 people.
-  Source: Department of Provincial Administration, Ministry of Interior. (Data from Registration)
5. What was the live birth rate in Thailnad?
In 2011, Live birth rate was 12.4 per 1,000 population.
-  Source: Office of Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Public Health.
6. How many employed persons were there in Thailand?
In quarter 3/2013, there were 39,112.4 employed persons.
-  Source: The Labor Force Survey Quarter 3: July-September 2013, National Statistical Office.
7. What was the unemployment rate in Thailand?
In quarter 3/2013, unemployment rate was 0.8 %
-  Source: The Labor Force Survey Quarter 3: July-September 2013, National Statistical Office.
8. How much was the average wages per month of employee?
In quarter 3/2013, average wages per month of employee was 12,255.2 baht.
-  Source: The Labor Force Survey Quarter 3: July-September 2013, 
National Statistical Office.
9. How many people or employed persons did they want skill development?
In 2012, there were 5,416,678 of people or employed persons who desired to have skill development, they were 2,616,483 males and 2,800,195 females.
-  Source: The Skill Development Survey 2012, National Statistical Office.
10. How many students were there in public and private institutions?
In 2011, there were 13,954,735 students were in public and private institutions divided into 11,245,499 students in public institutions and 2,709,236 students in private institutions
-  Source: Office of Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education.
11. How many patients were treated in health service centres?
In 2012, there were 11,245,499 in-patients and 182,599,811 out-patients.
-  Source: Office of Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Public Health.
12. What were the major causes of death of Thai people?
In 2011, the major causes of death were Malignant Neoplasm. There were 414,670 patients.
-  Source: Office of Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Public Health.
13. How many insured persons were under social security fund?
In 2011, there were 9,365,702 insured persons under article 33 and 984,758 insured persons under article 39.
-  Source: Social Security office, Ministry of Labour.
14. How many households were there in Thailand?
In 2010, there were overall 20,460,700 households.
-  Source: The 2010 Population and Housing Census.
15. How much was average monthly incomes per household in Thai household?
In 2011, average monthly income per household was 23,236 baht.
    •     Average monthly income per person was 7,226 baht.
    •     Average monthly expenditure per household was 17,403 baht.
    •     Average monthly expenditure per person was 5,497 baht.
    •     Average amount of debt per household was 134,900 baht.
    •     Average amount of debt per household with debt was 241,760 baht.
-  Source: The 2011 Household Socio-Economic Survey, National Statistical Office.
​16. How many poors were there in Thailand?
In 2010, there were 5,080,000 poor people.
-  Source: National Economic and Social Development Board.
17. What was the Gini coefficient in Thailand?
In 2011, Gini coefficient was 0.376.
-  Source: The 2011 Household Socio-Economic Survey, National Statistical Office.
18. What were the gross domestic products and GDP per capita in Thailand?
In 2011, gross domestic products were 10,540,134 million baht.
GDP per capita was 155,962 baht.
-  Source: National Economic and Social Development Board.
19. What was inflation rate in Thailand? (at base year 2007=100)
Inflation rate: December 2013.
    • Base inflation rate: 0.91%
    • General inflation rate: 1.67%
-  Source: The Bank of Thailand.
20. How many computer users, internet users, and mobile phone users were there in Thailand?
In 2013, there were 22,166,875 of computer users, 18,312,405 of internet users and 46,401,040 of mobile phone users.
-  Source: The 2013 Information and Communication Technology Survey in Household, National Statistical Office.
21. How many hotels and guest houses were there in Thailand?
In 2010, there were 5,420 hotels/guest houses with 303,154 rooms.
-  Source: The 2010 Hotels and Guest Houses Survey, National Statistical Office.
22. How many criminal cases were there in Thailand?
In 2011, there were 4,557 cases, consisting of
    •  Murder: 3,178 cases.
    •  Gang robbery: 283 cases.
    •  Robbery: 791 cases.
    •  Kidnapping: 9 cases.
    •  Arson: 297 cases.
-  Source: The Royal Thai Police.
23. How many reported criminal cases and arrested cases were there in Thailand?
In 2011, there were 29,346 reported cases and 6,172 arrested cases.
-  Source: The Royal Thai Police.
24. How many accident cases by driving over legal limited rate were there?
In 2009, there were 13,905 accidents from driving over legal limited rate. 
-  Source: The Royal Thai Police.
25. How many percent of population listening to radio and watching television were there in Thailand?
In 2008, there was 31.1 % of population listening to radios and 94.6 % watching television.
-  Source: The 2008 Mass Media Survey, National Statistical Office.
26. How many fiscal budget was there in Thailand?
In 2013, there was 2,400,000 million baht of fiscal budget.
-  Source: Bureau of the Budget, Office of the Prime Minister.
27. What was the core consumer price index in Thailand? (compared to base year 2007=100)
December 2013, core consumer price index was 103.64.
-  Source: Bureau of Trade and Economic Indices, Ministry of Commerce.
28. How much value of commodity imported and exported in Thailand?
In 2012, commodity imported value was 7,738,549,932 million baht and exported value was 7,091,319,934 million baht.
​29. How much value of sales of energy?
In 2012, sales energy  ULG 91 was estimated 3,208,035.64 thousand litre and sales energy of ULG 95 was 42,188.03 thousand litre.
-  Source: Department of Energy Business, Ministry of Energy.
​30. Statistics of rainfall in Bangkok?
In 2012, it was 1,587.2 millimeter.
-  Source: Thai Meteorological Department, Ministry of Information and Communication Technology.