Bangkok, Thailand Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Bangkok, Thailand metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Bangkok in 2020 is 10,539,000, a 1.83% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Bangkok in 2019 was 10,350,000, a 1.91% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Bangkok in 2018 was 10,156,000, a 2.6% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Bangkok in 2017 was 9,899,000, a 2.6% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Thailand
City Name Population
Bangkok 10,539,000
Chon Buri 1,399,000
Samut Prakan 1,307,000
Chiang Mai 1,167,000
Songkhla 967,000
Nonthaburi 963,000
Pathum Thani 914,000
Nakhon Ratchasima 774,000
Samut Sakhon 578,000
Udon Thani 570,000
Chiang Rai 550,000
Rayong 538,000
Kalasin 518,000
Khon-Kaen 503,000
Nakhon Pathom 503,000
Surat Thani 496,000
Ubon Ratchathani 495,000
Buri Ram 454,000
Lampang 449,000
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya 441,000
Roi Et 441,000
Lop Buri 437,000
Phuket 432,000
Ratchaburi 406,000
Sakon Nakhon 381,000
Chanthaburi 360,000
Suphan Buri 338,000
Lamphun 317,000
Bangkok - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 10,539,000 1.83%
2019 10,350,000 1.91%
2018 10,156,000 2.60%
2017 9,899,000 2.60%
2016 9,648,000 2.61%
2015 9,403,000 2.61%
2014 9,164,000 2.60%
2013 8,932,000 2.61%
2012 8,705,000 2.60%
2011 8,484,000 2.60%
2010 8,269,000 2.61%
2009 8,059,000 2.60%
2008 7,855,000 2.60%
2007 7,656,000 2.61%
2006 7,461,000 2.60%
2005 7,272,000 2.60%
2004 7,088,000 2.61%
2003 6,908,000 2.61%
2002 6,732,000 2.59%
2001 6,562,000 2.61%
2000 6,395,000 1.22%
1999 6,318,000 0.78%
1998 6,269,000 0.79%
1997 6,220,000 0.79%
1996 6,171,000 0.78%
1995 6,123,000 0.77%
1994 6,076,000 0.80%
1993 6,028,000 0.77%
1992 5,982,000 0.79%
1991 5,935,000 0.78%
1990 5,889,000 2.04%
1989 5,771,000 2.25%
1988 5,644,000 2.25%
1987 5,520,000 2.26%
1986 5,398,000 2.25%
1985 5,279,000 2.25%
1984 5,163,000 2.26%
1983 5,049,000 2.25%
1982 4,938,000 2.26%
1981 4,829,000 2.24%
1980 4,723,000 3.80%
1979 4,550,000 4.31%
1978 4,362,000 4.33%
1977 4,181,000 4.32%
1976 4,008,000 4.32%
1975 3,842,000 4.32%
1974 3,683,000 4.30%
1973 3,531,000 4.31%
1972 3,385,000 4.35%
1971 3,244,000 4.31%
1970 3,110,000 3.87%
1969 2,994,000 3.74%
1968 2,886,000 3.74%
1967 2,782,000 3.77%
1966 2,681,000 3.75%
1965 2,584,000 3.73%
1964 2,491,000 3.75%
1963 2,401,000 3.71%
1962 2,315,000 3.77%
1961 2,231,000 3.72%
1960 2,151,000 4.52%
1959 2,058,000 4.73%
1958 1,965,000 4.69%
1957 1,877,000 4.74%
1956 1,792,000 4.67%
1955 1,712,000 4.71%
1954 1,635,000 4.74%
1953 1,561,000 4.69%
1952 1,491,000 4.71%
1951 1,424,000 4.71%
1950 1,360,000 0.00%