- a total population of 65.4 million, 50.9% or 33.3 million are female and 49.1% or 32.1 million (49.1%) male. This makes it the 4th populous country in South East Asia.
- The population growth rate in the last decade was just 0.77%, compared to 2.70% in the 1960s and 1.05% in the 1990s.
- The number of households is 20.3 million, thus an average household size of 3.2 persons - compared with 3.9 in 2000.
- The household size in the regions differs, the South has 3.54 persons, the Northeast 3.53, the North 3.1, the Central area 3.0 and Bangkok just 2.9 persons.
- The population density is 127.5 per km², compared with 118.1 per km² in 2000.
- The population density in Bangkok is 4028.9 per km², which has shrunk in the last decade - in 2000 it still was 5258.6 per km².
- The provinces with the highest population density are (in this order) Bangkok, Samut Prakan, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Phuket, Samut Sakhon, Samut Songkhram, Chon Buri, Nakhon Pathom and Ayutthaya.
Monday, April 18, 2011
Preliminary census results
The National Statistics Office has published the first preliminary results of the 2010 census, however sadly only in a short news release so far. Thus as of September 1st 2010, Thailand has