Phuket, Thailand Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Phuket, Thailand metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Phuket in 2021 is 438,000, a 1.39% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Phuket in 2020 was 432,000, a 1.41% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Phuket in 2019 was 426,000, a 1.19% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Phuket in 2018 was 421,000, a 2.18% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Thailand
City Name Population
Bangkok 10,723,000
Chon Buri 1,417,000
Samut Prakan 1,324,000
Chiang Mai 1,182,000
Songkhla 979,000
Nonthaburi 975,000
Pathum Thani 926,000
Nakhon Ratchasima 783,000
Samut Sakhon 586,000
Udon Thani 577,000
Chiang Rai 557,000
Rayong 545,000
Kalasin 525,000
Nakhon Pathom 518,000
Khon-Kaen 509,000
Surat Thani 503,000
Ubon Ratchathani 502,000
Buri Ram 460,000
Lop Buri 459,000
Lampang 455,000
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya 447,000
Roi Et 446,000
Phuket 438,000
Ratchaburi 413,000
Sakon Nakhon 386,000
Chanthaburi 371,000
Suphan Buri 348,000
Lamphun 321,000
Phuket - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 438,000 1.39%
2020 432,000 1.41%
2019 426,000 1.19%
2018 421,000 2.18%
2017 412,000 1.98%
2016 404,000 2.28%
2015 395,000 2.07%
2014 387,000 1.84%
2013 380,000 2.15%
2012 372,000 2.20%
2011 364,000 4.00%
2010 350,000 14.01%
2009 307,000 13.70%
2008 270,000 14.41%
2007 236,000 14.01%
2006 207,000 13.74%
2005 182,000 13.75%
2004 160,000 14.29%
2003 140,000 13.82%
2002 123,000 13.89%
2001 108,000 14.89%
2000 94,000 5.62%
1999 89,000 3.49%
1998 86,000 3.61%
1997 83,000 3.75%
1996 80,000 3.90%
1995 77,000 2.67%
1994 75,000 4.17%
1993 72,000 2.86%
1992 70,000 4.48%
1991 67,000 3.08%
1990 65,000 3.17%
1989 63,000 5.00%
1988 60,000 3.45%
1987 58,000 3.57%
1986 56,000 3.70%
1985 54,000 3.85%
1984 52,000 1.96%
1983 51,000 4.08%
1982 49,000 4.26%
1981 47,000 4.44%
1980 45,000 2.27%
1979 44,000 2.33%
1978 43,000 2.38%
1977 42,000 2.44%
1976 41,000 2.50%
1975 40,000 2.56%
1974 39,000 2.63%
1973 38,000 2.70%
1972 37,000 2.78%
1971 36,000 2.86%
1970 35,000 2.94%
1969 34,000 3.03%
1968 33,000 0.00%
1967 33,000 3.13%
1966 32,000 3.23%
1965 31,000 0.00%
1964 31,000 3.33%
1963 30,000 3.45%
1962 29,000 0.00%
1961 29,000 3.57%
1960 28,000 0.00%
1959 28,000 3.70%
1958 27,000 0.00%
1957 27,000 3.85%
1956 26,000 0.00%
1955 26,000 4.00%
1954 25,000 0.00%
1953 25,000 4.17%
1952 24,000 0.00%
1951 24,000 4.35%
1950 23,000 0.00%